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Lake Victoria

Index Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria (Nam Lolwe in Luo; Nalubaale in Luganda; Nyanza in Kinyarwanda and some Bantu languages) is one of the African Great Lakes. [1]

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Abasuba Community Peace Museum

The Abasuba Community Peace Museum was founded in 2000, is located in Ramba, Waware, Suba North District, Homa Bay County, Kenya.

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Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri

Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (أبو عبيدة البنشيري; May 1950 – May 21, 1996) was the nom de guerre, Richard H. Shultz and Ruth Margolies Beitler; (other sources agree on his real name) of Ali Amin al-Rashidi (علي أمين الرشيدي), one of the "most capable and popular leaders" of al-Qaeda.

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Acacia Mining

Acacia Mining (formerly African Barrick Gold plc) is a gold mining business operating in Tanzania, with exploration properties in Kenya, Burkina Faso and Mali.

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Acraea simulata

Acraea simulata is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.

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Adaptive radiation

In evolutionary biology, adaptive radiation is a process in which organisms diversify rapidly from an ancestral species into a multitude of new forms, particularly when a change in the environment makes new resources available, creates new challenges, or opens new environmental niches.

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Aerolift

Aerolift was a South African airline based in Bryanston, Gauteng, Johannesburg, operating chartered passenger and cargo flights within Africa using Soviet-built aircraft.

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Africa Source

Africa Source was a set of events, held in 2004 and 2006 in Namibia and Uganda respectively, to promote the use of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) among non-profit and non-governmental organisations.

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African Bible University (Uganda)

African Bible University (Uganda) (ABU), is a private Christian university in Uganda founded and owned by African Bible Colleges.

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African fish eagle

The African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), or to distinguish it from the true fish eagles (Ichthyophaga), the African sea eagle, is a large species of eagle found throughout sub-Saharan Africa wherever large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply occur.

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African Great Lakes

The African Great Lakes (Maziwa Makuu) are a series of lakes constituting the part of the Rift Valley lakes in and around the East African Rift.

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African rock python

The African rock python (Python sebae) is a large, nonvenomous snake of sub-Saharan Africa.

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African Sanctus

African Sanctus is a 1972 choral Mass and is the best-known work of British composer and ethnomusicologist David Fanshawe.

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Afrotropical realm

The Afrotropical realm is one of the Earth's eight biogeographic realms.

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Albertine Rift

The Albertine Rift is the western branch of the East African Rift, covering parts of Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.

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Alibhai Mulla Jeevanjee

Alibhai Mulla Jeevanjee (1856–1936) was an Indian merchant, politician and philanthropist who went on to play a large role in the development of modern day Kenya during colonial rule.

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Alice Pike Barney

Alice Pike Barney (born Alice Pike; 1857–1931) was an American painter.

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Allidina Visram

Allidina Visram (1851 - 30 June 1916) was an Indian settler, merchant, and philanthropist who played a prominent role in the development of British East Africa.

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Alluaud's haplo

Alluaud's haplo (Astatoreochromis alluaudi) is a species of freshwater fish in the cichlid family, Cichlidae.

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American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest museums in the world.

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Amphilius lujani

Amphilius lujani is a species of fish in the Amphiliidae family, first found in the Lake Kyogo drainage, as well as the northeastern tributaries of Lake Victoria and Lake Manyara basin.

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Ancient Egyptian agriculture

The civilization of ancient Egypt was indebted to the Nile River and its dependable seasonal flooding.

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Andronymus marina

Andronymus marina is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family.

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Anglican dioceses of Maseno

The Anglican dioceses of Maseno are the Anglican presence in and around Maseno, the Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, and the western slopes of Mount Elgon, south-west Kenya; they are part of the Anglican Church of Kenya.

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Aniceti Kitereza

Aniceti Kitereza (1896–1981) was a Tanzanian novelist, was born in 1896 to Muchuma and her husband Malindima in Ukerewe, Tanzania.

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Anthony Clifford Allison

Anthony Clifford Allison (21 August 1925 – 20 February 2014) was a South African geneticist and medical scientist who made pioneering study on the genetic resistance to malaria.

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Antonin Guillermain

Antonin Guillermain (1 January 1861 – 14 July 1896) was a Catholic missionary who was Vicar Apostolic of Northern Nyanza in what is now Uganda from January 1895 until his death in July 1896.

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Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Victoria Nyanza

The Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Nyanza (Vicariatus Apostolicus Victoriensis–Nyanzensis Meridionalis) was a Roman Catholic mission territory in Eastern and Central Africa.

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Apostolic Vicariate of Tanganyika

The Apostolic Vicariate of Tanganyika was a Catholic apostolic vicariate (missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction) of the White Fathers missionary order at first centered on the mission of Karema in what is now Tanzania, that included parts of what are now Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia and Malawi.

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Apostolic Vicariate of Victoria Nyanza

The Apostolic Vicariate of Victoria Nyanza was a Catholic mission of the White Fathers (Society of the Missionaries of Africa) in the region around Lake Victoria from 1883 to 1894.

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Aquatic weed harvester

An aquatic weed harvester, also known as a water mower, mowing boat and weed cutting boat, is an aquatic machine specifically designed for inland watercourse management to cut and harvest underwater weeds, reeds and other aquatic plant life.

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Archaeopotamus

Archaeopotamus is an extinct genus of Hippopotamidae that lived between 7.5 and 1.8 million years ago in Africa and the Middle East.

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Arthur Carscallen

Arthur Asa Grandville Carscallen, 1879–1964, was a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, missionary, administrator, linguist, and publisher.

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Arthur Henry Neumann

Arthur Henry Neumann (12 June 1850 – 29 May 1907) was an English explorer, hunter, soldier, farmer and travel writer, famous for his exploits in Equatorial East Africa.

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Asembo

Asembo is a location in Kenya's Nyanza Province.

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Aspatharia divaricata

Aspatharia divaricata is a species of freshwater mussel in the family Mutelidae.

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Astatotilapia burtoni

Astatotilapia burtoni is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae.

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Astatotilapia sp. 'shovelmouth'

Astatotilapia sp.

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Aswa Dislocation

The Aswa Dislocation, also called the Aswa mylonite belt, Aswa Lineament or Aswa Shear Zone is a north-west trending ductile shear zone that runs to the east of Lake Victoria in East Africa.

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August Heinrich Petermann

Augustus Heinrich Petermann (18 April 182225 September 1878) was a German cartographer.

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August Schynse

August Schynse (1857-1891) was a German Catholic missionary and African explorer born at Wallhausen, near Kreuznach, and educated at Bonn.

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Bagwe

The Bagwe people live mostly in Eastern Uganda (particularly Samia-Bugwe County in Busia District) with a few scattered in Western Kenya.

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Bamburi Rugby Super Series

The Bamburi Super Series was an East African Rugby union competition with eight teams in total, five teams from Kenya (Lions, Rhinos, Sharks, Cheetahs and Buffaloes) two from Uganda (Rwenzori and Victoria) and one from Tanzania (Twigas) that is currently defunct.

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Banga, Entebbe

Banga is a small village in Entebbe, Uganda with a population of about 150 people.

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Barack Obama Sr.

Barack Hussein Obama Sr. (18 June 1936 – 24 November 1982) was a Kenyan senior governmental economist and the father of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

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Barbara Kimenye

Barbara Kimenye (19 December 1929 – 12 August 2012), was one of East Africa's most popular and best-selling children's authors.

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Barbara Toy

Barbara Alex Toy FRGS (11 August 1908 – 18 July 2001) was an Australian-British travel writer, theatrical director, playwright, and screenplay writer.

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Barbus

Barbus is a genus of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae.

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Barbus sp. 'Nzoia 2'

Barbus sp.

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Barbus sp. 'Nzoia'

Barbus sp.

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Basimba people

The people who currently identify themselves as Basimba or BaShimba for many and Musimba or MuShimba for singular are Bantu speaking, Community that exist in Uganda.

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Battle of Bukoba

The Battle of Bukoba was the first victory for Entente forces in German East Africa, coming after the disastrous battles of Tanga and Jassin.

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Battle of Tabora

The Battle of Tabora (Bataille de Tabora; 8–19 September 1916) was a military action which occurred around the town of Tabora in the north-west of German East Africa (modern-day Tanzania) during World War I. The combat formed part of the East Africa Campaign and was the culmination of the Tabora Offensive in which a Belgian force from the Belgian Congo crossed the border and captured the settlement of Kigoma and Tabora (the largest town in the interior of the German colony), pushing the German colonial army back.

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Beer in Africa

Beer in Africa, especially lager, is produced commercially in most African countries, and varieties of beer are also made by indigenous tribes.

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Beti Kamya-Turwomwe

Beti Olive Namisango Kamya-Turomwe, also known as Betty Kamya and Beti Kamya, is a businesswoman and politician in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.

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Bicyclus kenia

Bicyclus kenia, the Kenyan bush brown, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.

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Biharamulo Game Reserve

The Biharamulo Game Reserve is found in Tanzania.

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Biomphalaria sudanica

Biomphalaria sudanica is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails.

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Bishop Hannington Memorial Church

Bishop Hannington Memorial Church is an Anglican church in the West Blatchington area of Hove, in the English city of Brighton and Hove.

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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a travel and cuisine television show hosted by Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel in the US.

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Blue swallow

The blue swallow (Hirundo atrocaerulea) is a small bird within the swallow family which is in the order Passeriformes.

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Blue wildebeest

The blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), also called the common wildebeest, white-bearded wildebeest or brindled gnu, is a large antelope and one of the two species of wildebeest.

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Bob Astles

Robert Astles (born Robert Asketill, 23 March 1924 – 29 December 2012) was a British soldier and colonial officer who lived in Uganda and became an associate of presidents Milton Obote and Idi Amin.

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Bondo District

Bondo District was an administrative district in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya.

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Bow, McLachlan and Company

Bow, McLachlan and Company was a Scottish marine engineering and shipbuilding company that traded between 1872 and 1932.

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Brochuchus

Brochuchus is an extinct genus of crocodile known from the Miocene Hiwegi Formation of Rusinga Island in Lake Victoria, Kenya.

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Brown-chested lapwing

The brown-chested lapwing (Vanellus superciliosus) is a species of bird in the family Charadriidae.

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Bubembe Island

Bubembe Island is an island in Lake Victoria inside the country of Uganda.

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Buddu

Buddu is a county of the kingdom of Buganda in what is now Uganda.

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Bugaia Island

Bugaia Island is an island in Lake Victoria.

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Bugala Island

Bugala Island is the second largest island in Lake Victoria, Uganda, after Ukerewe Island.

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Bugala Thermal Power Station

Bugala Power Station is a biodiesel-fired thermal power plant located on Bugala Island, in Kalangala District, in the Ssese Islands Archipelago, on Lake Victoria, in south-central Uganda.

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Buganda

Buganda is a subnational kingdom within Uganda.

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Bugiri District

Bugiri District is a district in Eastern Uganda.

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Bugoloobi Wastewater Treatment Plant

Bugoloobi Wastewater Treatment Plant (BWTP), also Bugoloobi Sewerage Treatment Plant (BSTP), is a wastewater treatment project in Uganda.

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Buikwe District

Buikwe District is a district in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Bujagali Falls

Bujagali Falls (also spelled Budhagali) was a waterfall near Jinja in Uganda where the Nile River comes out of Lake Victoria, sometimes considered the source of the Nile.

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Bukakata

Bukakata, sometimes spelled as Bukakkata, is a lakeside town in Masaka District, Central Uganda.

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Bukasa Inland Port

Bukasa Inland Port is a planned inland port in Uganda.

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Bukoba

Bukoba is a city situated in the north west of The United Republic Of Tanzania on the south western shores of Lake Victoria.

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Bukoba Airport

Bukoba Airport is an airport in northwestern Tanzania serving the town of Bukoba and the surrounding Kagera Region.

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Bukoba Rural District

Bukoba Rural District is one of the eight districts of the Kagera Region of Tanzania.

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Bukoba Urban District

Bukoba Urban District is one of the eight districts of the Kagera Region of Tanzania.

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Bukumbi

Bukumbi is a village on the south shore of Lake Victoria in Tanzania, situated in Mwanza Region.

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Bulingugwe Island

Bulingugwe Island is a small island in northern Lake Victoria.

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Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is an underground gold mine in the Shinyanga Region of Tanzania, located 55 kilometres south of Lake Victoria.

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Bunda District

Bunda is one of the seven districts of Mara Region in the United Republic of Tanzania, East Africa.

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Bunyore

Bunyore is a locality in the Vihiga County in the western province of Kenya.

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Burkard Huwiler

Burkhard Huwiler, M.Afr. (7 April 1868 – 1 October 1954), was a Swiss Roman Catholic bishop who served as a missionary in Africa from 1929 to 1946.

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Burton and Speke (novel)

Burton and Speke is a 1982 historical novel by William Harrison recounting the 1857 expedition of the search for the source of the Nile by the famous Victorian explorer, linguist and anthropologist Sir Richard Burton and English aristocrat and amateur hunter John Hanning Speke.

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Burundi

Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi (Republika y'Uburundi,; République du Burundi, or), is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.

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Busega District

Busega District is one of the five districts of Simiyu Region of Tanzania, East Africa.

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Busia County

Busia is a county in the former Western Province of Kenya.

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Busia District

Busia District is a district in the Eastern region of Uganda.

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Busoga

Busoga is a traditional Bantu kingdom and one of five constitutional monarchies in present-day Uganda.

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Butabika

Butabika is a location in south-eastern Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.

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Butabika Hospital

Butabika National Referral Hospital, commonly known as Butabika Hospital is a hospital in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.

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Buvuma District

Buvuma District is a district in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Buvuma Island

Buvuma Island (sometimes 'Uvuma', locally) is the largest island in the Buvuma Islands chain, in Lake Victoria in Africa.

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Buzwagi Gold Mine

Buzwagi Gold Mine is an open pit gold mine in the Shinyanga Region of Tanzania, located 6 kilometres southeast from the town of Kahama.

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Calestous Juma

Calestous Juma FRS HonFREng (June 9, 1953 – December 15, 2017) was an internationally recognised authority in the application of science and technology to sustainable development worldwide.

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Cape to Cairo Railway

The Cape to Cairo Railway is an uncompleted project to cross Africa from south to north by rail.

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Cape to Cape

The Cape to Cape is an adventure held by Renault Trucks between March and July 2009.

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Caridina nilotica

Caridina nilotica is a species of freshwater shrimp in the family Atyidae.

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Carl Uhlig

Carl Ludwig Gustav Uhlig (29 August 1872, in Heidelberg – 12 September 1938, in Tübingen) was a German geographer and meteorologist.

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Causus lichtensteinii

Causus lichtensteinii is a venomous viper species endemic to western and central Africa.

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Central Line (Tanzania)

The Central Line (Mittellandbahn), formerly known as the Tanganyika Railway (Tanganjikabahn) is the most important railway line in Tanzania apart from TAZARA.

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Central Zambezian miombo woodlands

The densely forested Central Zambezian miombo woodlands that cut across southern central Africa are one of the largest ecozones on the continent and home to a great variety of wildlife, including many large mammals.

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Charles Chaillé-Long

Charles Chaillé-Long (1842–1917) was an American soldier, lawyer, explorer, diplomat, and author from Princess Anne, Maryland.

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Chato District

Chato District is one of the five districts in Geita Region of northwestern Tanzania.

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Chiloglanis somereni

Chiloglanis somereni, Someren's suckermouth, is a species of upside-down catfish native to Kenya and Tanzania where it is found in rivers around Lake Victoria.

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Church Mission Society

The Church Mission Society (CMS), formerly in Britain and currently in Australia and New Zealand known as the Church Missionary Society, is a mission society working with the Anglican Communion and Protestant Christians around the world.

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Church of St Andrew, Dowlish Wake

The Anglican Church of St Andrew in Dowlish Wake, Somerset, England was built in the 14th century.

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Cichlid

Cichlids are fish from the family Cichlidae in the order Perciformes.

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Circle of latitude

A circle of latitude on Earth is an abstract east–west circle connecting all locations around Earth (ignoring elevation) at a given latitude.

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Citroën Type B2

The Citroën B2 is the second model produced by Citroën.

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Climate of Mount Kenya

The climate of Mount Kenya has played a critical role in the development of the mountain, influencing the topography and ecology amongst other factors.

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Climate of the Tampa Bay area

The Tampa Bay area has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa).

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Coat of arms of Uganda

The coat of arms of Uganda was adopted three weeks before the proclamation of independence by the Uganda Legislative Council.

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Community Development and Relief Agency

The Community Development and Relief Agency (CODRA) is a Tanzanian Non-Governmental Organisation founded in 2001 to work with the poor or marginalised sections of society and to help them achieve sustainable socio-economic growth.

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Congo-Nile Divide

The Congo-Nile Divide (or Nile Congo Watershed) is the continental divide that separates the drainage basins of the Nile and Congo rivers.

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Crotalaria

Crotalaria is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae (subfamily Faboideae) commonly known as rattlepods.

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Damba Island

Damba Island is an island near the northern shore of Lake Victoria.

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Daniel Owino Misiani

Daniel Owino Misiani (22 February 1940 – 17 May 2006) was a Tanzanian musician from Mara Region.

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Danny Ayalon

Daniel "Danny" Ayalon דניאל "דני" אילון دانيال "داني" أيالون; born 17 December 1955) is an Israeli diplomat, columnist and politician. He served as Deputy Foreign Minister and a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu. He served as Israeli Ambassador to the United States from 2002 until 2006. He frequently writes in Israeli and international newspapers, notably in the Jerusalem Post and the Wall Street Journal.

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Darwin's Nightmare

Darwin's Nightmare is a 2004 Austrian-French-Belgian documentary film written and directed by Hubert Sauper, dealing with the environmental and social effects of the fishing industry around Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

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David Fanshawe

David Arthur Fanshawe (19 April 1942 – 5 July 2010) was an English composer, ethnomusicologist and self-styled explorer.

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David Livingstone

David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a Scottish Christian Congregationalist, pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late-19th-century Victorian era.

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David Livingstone Centenary Medal

The David Livingstone Centenary Medal was established in March 1913 by the Hispanic Society of America.

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December 1901

The following events occurred in December 1901.

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Deity

A deity is a supernatural being considered divine or sacred.

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Dendropithecidae

The family Dendropithecidae is an extinct family of fossil catarrhines and the only known members of the Dendropithecoidea superfamily.

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Dendrosenecio

Dendrosenecio is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family.

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Derek Gardner

Derek George Montague Gardner (13 February 1914 – 11 February 2007) is best known as an English painter.

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Dirk Niebel

Dirk Niebel (born 29 March 1963) is a German politician.

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Dowlish Wake

Dowlish Wake is a small village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated south of Ilminster and north-east of Chard in the South Somerset district.

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Dried fish

Fresh fish rapidly deteriorates unless some way can be found to preserve it.

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Dry port

A dry port (sometimes inland port) is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by road or rail to a seaport and operating as a centre for the transshipment of sea cargo to inland destinations.

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Early history of Uganda

The early history of Uganda comprises the history of Uganda before the territory that is today Uganda was made into a British protectorate at the end of the 19th century.

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East Africa

East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography.

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East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) is an intergovernmental organization composed of six countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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East African lion

The East African lion (Panthera leo melanochaita) occurs in East Africa, but is regionally extinct in Djibouti and Eritrea.

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East African Rift

The East African Rift (EAR) is an active continental rift zone in East Africa.

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East and Central Africa Medal

The East and Central Africa Medal, established in February 1899, was a British campaign medal awarded for minor military operations in the Uganda Protectorate and Southern Sudan between 1897 and 1899.

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Eastern Orthodoxy in Uganda

Eastern Orthodoxy in Uganda refers to adherents and religious communities of Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Uganda.

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Ecological economics

Ecological economics (also called eco-economics, ecolonomy or bioeconomics of Georgescu-Roegen) is both a transdisciplinary and an interdisciplinary field of academic research addressing the interdependence and coevolution of human economies and natural ecosystems, both intertemporally and spatially.

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Economy of Kenya

Kenya's economy is market-based with a few state-owned infrastructure enterprises and maintains a liberalised external trade system.

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Economy of Tanzania

The United Republic of Tanzania is the second largest economy in the East African Community and the twelfth largest in Africa.

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Economy of Uganda

Endowed with significant natural resources, including ample fertile land, regular rainfall, and mineral deposits, it is thought that Uganda could feed all of Africa if it were commercially farmed.

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Edward Rugumayo

Edward Bitanywaine Rugumayo is a politician, diplomat, author, academic and environmentalist in Uganda.

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Eichhornia crassipes

Eichhornia crassipes, commonly known as common water hyacinth, is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin, and is often a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

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Ekembo

Ekembo is an extinct primate genus found in 20 to 17 million year old sediments from the Miocene epoch.

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El Djouf

El Djouf is a desert, an arid natural region of sand dunes and rock salt which covers northeastern Mauritania and part of northwestern Mali.

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Emblem of the East African Community

The emblem of the East African Community is the emblem used since 2008 by the East African Community, an intergovernmental organisation composed of six countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa.

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Emergency (NGO)

EMERGENCY is a humanitarian NGO that provides free medical treatment to civilian victims of war, poverty and landmines.

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Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886 to 1889 was one of the last major European expeditions into the interior of Africa in the nineteenth century, ostensibly to the relief of Emin Pasha, General Charles Gordon's besieged governor of Equatoria, threatened by Mahdist forces.

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Emma Shaw Colcleugh

Emma Shaw Colcleugh (September 3, 1846 - 1940) was a 19th-century American journalist, lecturer, traveler, and collector from Connecticut.

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Endongo

The endongo is a musical instrument, considered the national instrument of the Baganda people of Uganda.

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Energy in Uganda

Burning of renewable resources provides approximately 90 percent of the energy in Uganda, though the government is attempting to become energy self-sufficient.

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Entebbe

Entebbe is a major town in Central Uganda.

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Entebbe General Hospital

Entebbe General Hospital, commonly known as Entebbe Hospital, is a hospital in the town of Entebbe, in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Entebbe International Airport

Entebbe International Airport is the principal international airport of Uganda.

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Entebbe–Kampala Expressway

The Entebbe–Kampala Expressway, also known as the "Kampala–Entebbe Expressway" or the "Entebbe–Kampala Highway", is a four-lane toll highway in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Enteromius profundus

Enteromius profundus is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Enteromius which is endemic to Lake Victoria where it was severely reduced by non native fishes but has recovered and is now regarded as not endangered.

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Environmental issues in Egypt

Egypt's environmental problems include water scarcity, air pollution, damage to historic monuments, and animal welfare issues.

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Environmental issues in Kenya

Environmental issues in Kenya include deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, water shortage and degraded water quality, flooding, poaching, and domestic and industrial pollution.

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Equator

An equator of a rotating spheroid (such as a planet) is its zeroth circle of latitude (parallel).

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Eresina katera

Eresina katera is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Eresina masaka

Eresina masaka is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Etheria elliptica

Etheria is a genus of freshwater mussels in the Etheriidae family of mollusk bivalves, and a part of the Unionoida order.

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Euphaedra paradoxa

No description.

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Eurasian teal

The Eurasian teal or common teal (Anas crecca) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in temperate Eurasia and migrates south in winter.

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Euriphene jacksoni

Euriphene jacksoni is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.

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European exploration of Africa

The geography of North Africa has been reasonably well known among Europeans since classical antiquity in Greco-Roman geography.

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Euthecodon

Euthecodon is an extinct genus of long-snouted crocodyline crocodilians.

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Evacuation of Polish civilians from the USSR in World War II

Following the Soviet invasion of Poland at the onset of World War II in accordance with the Nazi-Soviet Pact against Poland, the Soviet Union acquired over half of the territory of the Second Polish Republic or about inhabited by over 13,200,000 people.

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Family of Barack Obama

The family of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, and his wife Michelle Obama is made up of people of Kenyan (Luo), African-American, and Old Stock American (including originally English, Scots-Irish, Welsh, German, and Swiss) ancestry.

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Fauna of Africa

The fauna of Africa, in its broader sense, is all the animals living in Africa and its surrounding seas and islands.

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Fazul Abdullah Mohammed

Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (فاضل عبدالله محمد) (25 August 1972, 25 February 1974, or 25 December 1974 – 8 June 2011), also known as Fadil Harun, was a member of al-Qaeda, and the leader of its presence in East Africa.

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Felixstowe Fury

The Felixstowe F.4 Fury (serial N123), also known as the Porte Super-Baby, was a large British, five-engined triplane flying-boat designed by John Cyril Porte at the Seaplane Experimental Station, Felixstowe, inspired by the Wanamaker Triplane/Curtiss Model T. At the time the Fury was the largest seaplane in the world, the largest British aircraft, and the first aircraft controlled successfully by servo-assisted means.

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Ferry

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Fischer's lovebird

The Fischer's lovebird (Agapornis fischeri) is a small parrot species of the genus Agapornis.

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Fish

Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Fishing in Uganda

There are two major sources of fish in Uganda; one is from aquaculture, the other from fishing in rivers and lakes.

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Fishing on Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria supports Africa's largest inland fishery.

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Fishing sites and Villages/communities in Uganda

Fishing sites and villages/communities in Uganda are mostly on islands and at landing sites.

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Fishkeeping

Fishkeeping is a popular hobby, practiced by aquarists, concerned with keeping fish in a home aquarium or garden pond.

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Five Weeks in a Balloon

Five Weeks in a Balloon, or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen (Cinq semaines en ballon) is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, published in 1863.

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Flag of the East African Community

The flag of the East African Community is the flag used since 2008 by the East African Community, an intergovernmental organization composed of six countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa.

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Fleroya rubrostipulata

Fleroya rubrostipulata is a tree indigenous to East Africa.

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Floating island

A floating island is a mass of floating aquatic plants, mud, and peat ranging in thickness from several centimetres to a few metres.

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Flooding of the Nile

The flooding of the Nile has been an important natural cycle in Egypt since ancient times.

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Foreign relations of Israel

Israel joined the United Nations on 11 May 1949.

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Forest-savanna mosaic

Forest-savanna mosaic is a transitory ecotone between the tropical moist broadleaf forests of Equatorial Africa and the drier savannas and open woodlands to the north and south of the forest belt.

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Franz Stuhlmann

Franz Ludwig Stuhlmann (29 October 1863 – 19 November 1928) was a German naturalist, zoologist and African explorer, born in Hamburg.

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Frederick John Jackson

Sir Frederick John Jackson, (1860–1929) was an English administrator, explorer and ornithologist.

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Gabriel Ruhumbika

Gabriel Ruhumbika (born 1938) is a Tanzanian novelist, short story writer, translator and academic.

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Gaspar Makale

Gaspar Makale (1960 circa. to December 2007, Tanzania) was one of the pioneers of solar electrification in the African Great Lakes.

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Gazelle

A gazelle is any of many antelope species in the genus Gazella or formerly considered to belong to it.

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Geita District

Geita District is located in the Geita Region of Tanzania.

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Geita Gold Mine

The Geita Gold Mine is an open pit gold mine located in the Geita District of the Geita Region (formerly part of the Mwanza Region) of Tanzania.

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Geita Region

Geita Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.

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Geoffrey Douglas Hale Carpenter

G.D. Hale Carpenter MBE (26 October 1882 in Eton, Berkshire – 30 January 1953 in Oxford) was a British entomologist and medical doctor.

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Geography of Africa

Africa is a continent comprising 63 political territories, representing the largest of the great southward projections from the main mass of Earth's surface.

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Geography of Egypt

The geography of Egypt relates to two regions: North Africa and Southwest Asia.

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Geography of Kenya

The geography of Kenya is diverse, varying amongst Kenya's 47 Counties.

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Geography of Rwanda

Rwanda is located in central Africa, to the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, at the co-ordinates.

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Geography of Tanzania

Tanzania comprises many lakes, national parks, and Africa's highest point, Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Geography of the African Union

The African Union covers almost the entirety of continental Africa and several off-shore islands.

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Geography of Uganda

Uganda is located in eastern Africa, west of Kenya, south of South Sudan, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and north of Rwanda and Tanzania.

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Geology of Tanzania

The geology of Tanzania began to form in the Precambrian, in the Archean and Proterozoic eons, in some cases more than 2.5 billion years ago.

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Geology of Uganda

The geology of Uganda formed beginning in the Archean and Proterozoic eons of the Precambrian, and much of the country is underlain by gneiss, argillite and other metamorphic rocks that are sometimes over 2.5 billion years old.

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George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon

George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, (24 October 1827 – 9 July 1909), styled Viscount Goderich from 1833 to 1859 and known as the Earl of Ripon in 1859 and as the Earl de Grey and Ripon from 1859 to 1871, was a British politician who served in every Liberal cabinet from 1861 until the year before his death, which took place forty-eight years later.

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German East Africa

German East Africa (Deutsch-Ostafrika) (GEA) was a German colony in the African Great Lakes region, which included present-day Burundi, Rwanda, and the mainland part of Tanzania.

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Ggaba

Ggaba is a neighborhood within the city of Kampala in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Glassworm

A glassworm is a type of larva of a midge genus called Chaoborus.

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Global Nature Fund

Global Nature Fund, established in 1998, is a private non-profit foundation with the stated goal of protecting the environment.

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Gogo Falls

Gogo Falls is an archaeological site near a former and since 1956 dammed waterfall, located in the Lake Victoria Basin in Migori County, western Kenya.

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Golden Pride Gold Mine

The Golden Pride Gold Mine is an open pit gold mine located in Nzega District of the Tabora Region of Tanzania.

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Grace Ogot

Grace Emily Ogot (née Akinyi; 15 May 1930 – 18 March 2015) was a Kenyan author, nurse, journalist, politician and diplomat.

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Grant's gazelle

The Grant's gazelle (Nanger granti) is a species of gazelle distributed from northern Tanzania to South Sudan and Ethiopia, and from the Kenyan coast to Lake Victoria.

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Great Lakes Bantu languages

The Great Lakes Bantu languages, also known as Lacustrine Bantu and Bantu zone J, are a group of Bantu languages of East Africa.

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Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley is a name given to the continuous geographic trench, approximately in length, that runs from Lebanon's Beqaa Valley in Asia to Mozambique in Southeastern Africa.

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Grey-capped social weaver

The grey-capped social weaver or grey-headed social weaver (Pseudonigrita arnaudi) is a sparrow-like liver-colored bird, with a pale grey crown, a dark grey bill, a whitish eye-ring, horn-colored legs, with some black in the wing and a light terminal band in the tail, that builds roofed nests made of straws, breeds in colonies in thorny Acacia trees, and feeds in groups gathering grass seeds and insects.

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Gucha River

Gucha River, referred to as the River Kuja by Luo community originates in the highlands of Kiabonyoru in Nyamira county passing through the heart of Gucha District running west through Migori country where it is joins the Migori River and flows as the Kuja-Migori River into Lake Victoria.

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Gujarati people

Gujarati people or Gujaratis (ગુજરાતી) are an ethnic group traditionally from Gujarat that speak Gujarati, an Indo-Aryan language.

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Gusii language

The Gusii language (also known as Kisii or Ekegusii) is a Bantu language spoken in the Kisii district in western Kenya, whose headquarters is Kisii town, (between the Kavirondo Gulf of Lake Victoria and the border with Tanzania).

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Gustav Fischer

Gustav Adolf Fischer (March 3, 1848 – November 11, 1886, Berlin) was a German explorer of Africa.

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Hans P. Eugster

Hans Peter Eugster (19 November 1925, Igis, Switzerland – 17 December 1987, Baltimore) was a Swiss-American geochemist, mineralogist, and petrologist.

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Haplochromine

The haplochromine cichlids are a tribe of cichlids in subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae called Haplochromini.

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Haplochromis

Haplochromis is a ray-finned fish genus in the family Cichlidae.

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Haplochromis acidens

Haplochromis acidens is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis aelocephalus

Haplochromis aelocephalus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, but has not been seen since 1985.

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Haplochromis apogonoides

Haplochromis apogonoides is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, but has not been seen since 1983.

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Haplochromis arcanus

Haplochromis arcanus was a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis argens

Haplochromis argens is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is only known from the Tanzanian portion.

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Haplochromis argenteus

Haplochromis argenteus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it may possibly be extinct.

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Haplochromis artaxerxes

Haplochromis artaxerxes was a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is only known from the Napoleon Gulf, in Uganda.

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Haplochromis barbarae

Haplochromis barbarae is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis bartoni

Haplochromis bartoni was a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis bayoni

Haplochromis bayoni is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis bicolor

Haplochromis bicolor is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it prefers areas with hard substrates.

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Haplochromis boops

Haplochromis boops is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis brownae

Haplochromis brownae is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may be extinct in the wild.

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Haplochromis cassius

Haplochromis cassius is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis cavifrons

Haplochromis cavifrons is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis chilotes

Haplochromis chilotes is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis chromogynos

Haplochromis chromogynos is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis crassilabris

Haplochromis crassilabris is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis cryptodon

Haplochromis cryptodon is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis cyaneus

Haplochromis cyaneus is a species of cichlid endemic to the Tanzanian part of Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis decticostoma

Haplochromis decticostoma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis degeni

Haplochromis degeni is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis dentex

Haplochromis dentex is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, but has not been seen since 1987.

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Haplochromis dichrourus

Haplochromis dichrourus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, but has not been seen since 1986.

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Haplochromis estor

Haplochromis estor is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis flavipinnis

Haplochromis flavipinnis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis flavus

Haplochromis flavus, the yellow rockpicker, is a species of cichlid endemic to the Tanzanian portion of Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis gigas

Haplochromis gigas is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is only known to occur with certainty in the Speke Gulf, though its presence is suspected in other portions of the lake.

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Haplochromis gilberti

Haplochromis gilberti is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis goldschmidti

Haplochromis goldschmidti is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, where it is only known to occur with certainty in the southern part of the Emin Pasha Gulf.

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Haplochromis gowersii

Haplochromis gowersii is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis granti

Haplochromis granti is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis greenwoodi

Haplochromis greenwoodi is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where they are found in the southeastern portion of the lake.

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Haplochromis guiarti

Haplochromis guiarti is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis heusinkveldi

Haplochromis heusinkveldi is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis howesi

Haplochromis howesi is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis igneopinnis

Haplochromis igneopinnis is a species of cichlid endemic to the Tanzanian portion of Lake Victoria in the Speke Gulf.

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Haplochromis ishmaeli

Haplochromis ishmaeli is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct in the wild.

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Haplochromis laparogramma

Haplochromis laparogramma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis lividus

Haplochromis lividus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis longirostris

Haplochromis longirostris is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis luteus

Haplochromis luteus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is known from the western park of Speke Gulf and also from the Sengerema region, all in Tanzania.

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Haplochromis macrocephalus

Haplochromis macrocephalus is a species of cichlid endemic to the Tanzanian portion of Lake Victoria where it is found in Mwanza Gulf and Speke Gulf.

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Haplochromis macrognathus

Haplochromis macrognathus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis maculipinna

Haplochromis maculipinna is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis mandibularis

Haplochromis mandibularis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis martini

Haplochromis martini is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis maxillaris

Haplochromis maxillaris is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis mbipi

Haplochromis mbipi is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is known from the southeastern portion of the lake.

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Haplochromis megalops

Haplochromis megalops is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis melanopterus

Haplochromis melanopterus is a species of cichlid endemic to the Tanzanian portion of Lake Victoria where it occurs in Smith Sound.

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Haplochromis mento

Haplochromis mento is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis michaeli

Haplochromis michaeli is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis microdon

Haplochromis microdon is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis mylergates

Haplochromis mylergates is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis nanoserranus

Haplochromis nanoserranus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may be extinct.

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Haplochromis nigrescens

Haplochromis nigrescens is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis nigricans

Haplochromis nigricans is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is known only known with certainty from Entebbe, Uganda, other populations now placed in H. rufocaudalis.

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Haplochromis nuchisquamulatus

Haplochromis nuchisquamulatus is a species of cichlid found in Lake Victoria and the adjacent reaches of the Nile.

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Haplochromis nyanzae

Haplochromis nyanzae is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis nyererei

Haplochromis nyererei is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria in Africa.

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Haplochromis obliquidens

Haplochromis obliquidens is a species of cichlid found in Lake Victoria and the adjacent reaches of the Nile.

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Haplochromis obtusidens

Haplochromis obtusidens is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis omnicaeruleus

Haplochromis omnicaeruleus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is known from the southeastern portion of the lake.

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Haplochromis pachycephalus

Haplochromis pachycephalus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis paraguiarti

Haplochromis paraguiarti is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis paraplagiostoma

Haplochromis paraplagiostoma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis paropius

Haplochromis paropius is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis parorthostoma

Haplochromis parorthostoma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is known from areas with hard substrates.

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Haplochromis percoides

Haplochromis percoides is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis perrieri

Haplochromis perrieri is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct in the wild.

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Haplochromis pharyngomylus

Haplochromis pharyngomylus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis phytophagus

Haplochromis phytophagus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis piceatus

Haplochromis piceatus is a species of cichlid fish endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis plagiodon

Haplochromis plagiodon is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis plagiostoma

Haplochromis plagiostoma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis prognathus

Haplochromis prognathus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis pseudopellegrini

Haplochromis pseudopellegrini is a species of cichlid populating Africa's freshwater Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis pundamilia

Haplochromis pundamilia is a species of cichlid endemic to the Tanzanian portions of Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis pyrrhocephalus

Haplochromis pyrrhocephalus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis riponianus

Haplochromis riponianus is a species of cichlid found in Lake Victoria and possibly in the adjacent reaches of the Nile.

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Haplochromis rubripinnis

Haplochromis rubripinnis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis rufocaudalis

Haplochromis rufocaudalis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is known with certainty from Sengerema, the Speke Gulf and Mwanza Gulf though it may occur in other locations.

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Haplochromis rufus

Haplochromis rufus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is found over rocky substrates in the southern portion of the lake.

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Haplochromis sauvagei

Haplochromis sauvagei is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis saxicola

Haplochromis saxicola is a species of cichlid found in Lake Victoria and may possibly occur in the adjacent reaches of the Nile.

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Haplochromis serranus

Haplochromis serranus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis spekii

Haplochromis spekii is a species of cichlid found in Lake Victoria and the adjacent reaches of the Nile.

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Haplochromis teegelaari

Haplochromis teegelaari is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis thuragnathus

Haplochromis thuragnathus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria in Africa.

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Haplochromis victoriae

Haplochromis victoriae is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis victorianus

Haplochromis victorianus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct.

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Haplochromis vonlinnei

Haplochromis vonlinnei is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis welcommei

Haplochromis welcommei is a threatened species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria in Africa.

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Haplochromis xanthopteryx

Haplochromis xanthopteryx is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it is only known to occur in the Mwanza Gulf in areas with rocky substrates.

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Haplochromis xenognathus

Haplochromis xenognathus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria.

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Haplochromis xenostoma

Haplochromis xenostoma was a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria, though it may be extinct.

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Harmful algal bloom

A harmful algal bloom (HAB) are organisms that can severely lower oxygen levels in natural waters, killing marine life.

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Hartebeest

The hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), also known as kongoni, is an African antelope.

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Haya language

Haya (Oluhaya; Swahili: Kihaya) is a Niger–Congo language spoken by the Haya people of Tanzania, in the south and southwest coast of Lake Victoria.

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Heligoland–Zanzibar Treaty

The Heligoland–Zanzibar Treaty (Helgoland-Sansibar-Vertrag; also known as the Anglo-German Agreement of 1890) was an agreement signed on 1 July 1890 between the German Empire and the United Kingdom.

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Henry Morton Stanley's first trans-Africa exploration

Between 1874 and 1877 Henry Morton Stanley traveled central Africa East to West, exploring Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and the Lualaba and Congo rivers.

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History of Africa

The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and – around 5.6 to 7.5 million years ago.

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History of Burundi

Burundi is one of the few countries in Africa, along with its closely linked neighbour Rwanda among others (such as Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland), to be a direct territorial continuation of a pre-colonial era African state.

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History of Kenya

A part of Eastern Africa, the territory of what is now Kenya has seen human habitation since the beginning of the Lower Paleolithic.

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History of Malawi

The History of Malawi covers the area of present-day Malawi.

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History of Nairobi

The earliest account of Nairobi's history dates back to 1899 when a railway depot was built in a brackish African swamp occupied only by a pastoralist people, the Maasai, as well as the agriculturalist Kikuyu people who were both displaced.

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History of Rwanda

Human occupation of Rwanda is thought to have begun shortly after the last ice age.

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History of Tanzania

The African Great Lakes nation of Tanzania dates formally from 1964, when it was formed out of the union of the much larger mainland territory of Tanganyika and the coastal archipelago of Zanzibar.

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Holaspis

Holaspis is a genus of equatorial African lacertid lizards in the family Lacertidae.

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Homa Bay

Homa Bay is a bay and town on the south shore of Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, in western Kenya.

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Homa Bay County

Homa Bay County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya.

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Hoplotilapia retrodens

Hoplotilapia retrodens is a species of fish endemic to Lake Victoria in East Africa.

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Human genetic resistance to malaria

Human genetic resistance to malaria refers to inherited changes in the DNA of humans which increase resistance to malaria and result in increased survival of individuals with those genetic changes.

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Hylomyscus endorobae

Hylomyscus endorobae is a species of rodent of the genus Hylomyscus that is found only in select portions of the wet East African montane forests of the Kenyan Rift mountains of southwestern Kenya and Tanzania, and only at elevations above.

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Ilemela District

Ilemela District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania with a postcode number 33200.

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Ilyushin Il-76

The Ilyushin Il-76 (Илью́шин Ил-76; NATO reporting name: Candid) is a multi-purpose four-engine turbofan strategic airlifter designed by the Soviet Union's Ilyushin design bureau.

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Imperial British East Africa Company

The Imperial British East Africa Company (IBEAC) was the administrator of British East Africa, which was the forerunner of the East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya.

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Imperial Resort Beach Hotel

Imperial Resort Beach Hotel is a hotel in Entebbe, Uganda.

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Index of Kenya-related articles

There are more than 14,000 articles related to Kenya.

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Index of Tanzania-related articles

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Index of Uganda-related articles

Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to Uganda include.

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Infanticide

Infanticide (or infant homicide) is the intentional killing of infants.

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Infantry square

Historically an infantry square, also known as a hollow square, is a combat formation an infantry unit forms in close order usually when threatened with cavalry attack.

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Inland port

An inland port is a port on an inland waterway, such as a river, lake, or canal, which may or may not be connected to the ocean.

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International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE, branded as icipe) is an international scientific research institute, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya that works towards improving lives and livelihoods of people in Africa.

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International Extension College

More commonly referred to as the IEC, the International Extension College is a defunct non-profit organization that was based in Cambridge in the UK.

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International relations of the Great Powers (1814–1919)

This article covers worldwide diplomacy and, more generally, the international relations of the major powers from 1814 to 1919, particularly the "Big Four".

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International School of Uganda

International School of Uganda (ISU) is an international school in Kampala, Uganda.

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Iridana jacksoni

Iridana jacksoni is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Iridana katera

Iridana katera is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Isebania, Tanzania

Isebania, also Isibania, is a town in Tarime District, Mara Region, in northern Tanzania, at the border with Kenya.

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Ishozi

Ishozi is a small town in the Kagera Region, in northwestern Tanzania, not far from the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Israel–Uganda relations

Israel–Uganda relations refers to the current and historical relationship between Israel and Uganda.

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Italian exonyms

Below is list of Italian language exonyms for places in non-Italian-speaking areas of Europe: In recent years, the use of Italian exonyms for lesser known places has significantly decreased, in favour of the foreign toponym.

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Jakob Erhardt

Johann Jakob Erhardt, or John James Erhardt, (17 April 1823 – 14 August 1901) was a German missionary and explorer who worked in East Africa and India.

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James Augustus Grant

Lieutenant-Colonel James Augustus Grant (11 April 1827 – 11 February 1892) was a Scottish explorer of eastern equatorial Africa.

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James Hannington

James Hannington (3 September 1847 – 29 October 1885) was an English Anglican missionary, saint and martyr.

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James Macdonald (engineer)

Sir James Ronald Leslie Macdonald, KCSI, KCIE, CB (8 February 1862 – 27 June 1927) was a Scottish engineer, explorer and cartographer.

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James Makubuya

James K. Makubuya (born in Gayaza, Wakiso District, Uganda) is a Ugandan-born ethnomusicologist, instrumentalist, singer, dancer, and choreographer.

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January 1967

The following events occurred in January 1967.

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Jinja, Uganda

Jinja is a town in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.

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Jita people

The Jita are an ethnic and linguistic group based in Mara Region in northern Tanzania, on the southeastern shore of Lake Victoria.

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Johannes Rebmann

Johannes Rebmann (January 16, 1820 – October 4, 1876) was a German missionary and explorer credited with feats including being the first European, along with his colleague Johann Ludwig Krapf, to enter Africa from the Indian Ocean coast.

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John Hanning Speke

John Hanning Speke (4 May 1827 – 15 September 1864) was an English explorer and officer in the British Indian Army who made three exploratory expeditions to Africa.

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John Joseph Hirth

John Joseph Hirth (Jean-Joseph Hirth; 26 March 1854 – 6 January 1931) was a Catholic Bishop in German East Africa, known as the founder of the church in Rwanda.

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Joseph Sweens

Joseph Francis Marie Sweens (22 March 1858 – 12 April 1950), was a Dutch Roman Catholic missionary bishop who served as the Vicar Apostolic of South Nyanza in German East Africa, later in the British-administered Tanganyika Territory, now Tanzania.

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Joseph Thomson (explorer)

Joseph Thomson (14 February 1858 – 2 August 1895) was a Scottish geologist and explorer who played an important part in the Scramble for Africa.

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Josephat Torner

Josephat Torner is a Tanzanian albino activist.

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Judith Tukahirwa

Judith Tukahirwa Tumusiime (née Judith Tukahirwa) is a Ugandan environmental scientist, water and sanitation consultant, and former management executive.

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Kaazi

Kaazi, Uganda is home to a training ground for The Uganda Scouts Association and is located south of Kampala and on the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Kabanga Nickel Project

The Kabanga Nickel Project is an active mine exploration project 130 km south west of Lake Victoria in the Ngara District of the Kagera Region in Tanzania.

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Kageno

Kageno Worldwide, Inc. (Kageno) is a New York City based non-profit international community development organization operating two community development projects in Kenya and a third in Rwanda.

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Kagera Region

Kagera Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.

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Kagera River

The Kagera River, also Akagera River, or Alexandra Nile, is an East African river, forming part of the upper headwaters of the Nile and carrying water from its most distant source.

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Kagulu of Buganda

Kagulu Ntambi Tebukywereke was Kabaka of the Kingdom of Buganda, between 1734 and 1736.

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Kahama Urban District

Kahama Urban District is one of the five districts of the Shinyanga Region of Tanzania.

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Kajjansi Airfield

Kajjansi Airfield is an airfield serving Kajjansi, a town in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Kakamega

Kakamega is a town in western Kenya lying about 30 km north of the Equator.

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Kako Senior Secondary School

Kako Senior Secondary School (Kako SSS), is a government aided, mixed boarding middle and high school (grades 8 - 13) in Uganda.

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Kalangala

Kalangala is a town in Kalangala District in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Kalangala District

Kalangala, also known as Ssesse is a district in Central Uganda.

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Kalenjin prehistory

Kalenjin prehistory refers to the history of the linguistic ancestors of the Kalenjin people before the adoption of writing, this being from the time they separated from the Highland Nilotes (estimated to correspond to the late 1st millennium AD) and before, until the mid-19th century.

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Kalungu, Uganda

Kalungu is a town in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Kamba people

The Kamba or Akamba people are a Bantu ethnic group - or tribe - who live in the semi-arid formerly Eastern Province of Kenya stretching east from Nairobi to Tsavo and north up to Embu, Kenya.

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Kampala

Kampala is the capital and largest city of Uganda.

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Kampala Outer Beltway

The Kampala Outer Beltway, also known as the Kampala Outer Ring Road, is a planned road in Uganda.

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Kansyore Pottery

To understand past cultures archaeologists analyze many artifacts.

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Kapenta

The Tanganyika sardine, is known as kapenta in Zambia and Zimbabwe (a related but different fish known as dagaa or ndaga is Rastrineobola argentea).

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Kara language (Tanzania)

Kara, or Regi, is a Bantu language of Tanzania, spoken off Ukerewe Island in Lake Victoria.

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Kara people (Tanzania)

The Kara are an ethnic and linguistic group mainly based in the Ukerewe District, in the Tanzanian section of Lake Victoria (Ukara Island, Ukerewe Island, southeastern shore of the lake).

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Kariandusi prehistoric site

Kariandusi prehistoric site is an archaeological site in Kenya.

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Karungu

Karungu (Karunga) is a village in Kenya on the shore above Lake Victoria, near the frontier with Tanzania.

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Kasanje, Uganda

Kasanje is a location in Central Uganda.

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Kashasha

Kashasha is a village on the western coast of Lake Victoria in the Muleba District of the Kagera Region, Tanzania, near the border of Uganda.

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Kato Kintu

Kato Kintu Kakulukuku(fl. early 14th century)was the first kabaka (king) of the Kingdom of Buganda.

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Katonga River

The Katonga River is a river in Uganda, in East Africa.

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Katonga Wildlife Reserve

The Katonga Wildlife Reserve is a wildlife reserve in western Uganda, along the banks of the Katonga River.

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Katosi

Katosi is a town in the Mukono District of the Central Region of Uganda.

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Kavirondo

Kavirondo is the former name of the region surrounding Kavirondo Gulf (now Winam Gulf) as well as of two native peoples living there under the regime of British East Africa (The "Nilotic Kavirondo" and the "Bantu Kavirondo").

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Kazembe

Kazembe is a traditional kingdom in modern-day Zambia.

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Kendu Bay

Kendu Bay is a bay and town in Kenya.

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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Kenya National Sevens Circuit

The Kenya National Sevens Circuit (NSC) is a series of seven-a-side competitions that take place in various towns and cities in the major rugby playing parts of the country after the end of the regular 15-a-side season.

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Kenya Railways Corporation

Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), also Kenya Railways (KR) is the national railway of Kenya.

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Kerewe language

Kerewe, or Kerebe, is a Bantu language of Tanzania, spoken on Ukerewe Island in Lake Victoria, the largest inland island in Africa.

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Kerewe people

The Kerewe (locally: Wakerewe) are an ethnic and linguistic group based on Ukerewe Island in the Tanzanian section of Lake Victoria.

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Khartoum

Khartoum is the capital and largest city of Sudan.

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Kibiro

Kibiro is a small fishing village in Uganda that lies on the south-eastern shore of Lake Albert The residents of the village are unable to produce their own agricultural products, and must trade with other communities for most of their necessities.

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Kiira Hydroelectric Power Station

Kiira Power Station, sometimes spelled Kiyira Power Station, is a hydroelectric power station with an installed capacity of, in Uganda.

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Kilimanjaro International Airport

Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) is an international airport in northern Tanzania that serves the cities of Arusha and Moshi.

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Kingdom of Karagwe

Karagwe Kingdom is in north-western Tanzania between Rwanda and Lake Victoria.

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Kingsley Holgate

Kingsley Holgate (born 28 February 1946 in Natal) is a South African explorer, humanitarian and author.

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Kira Town

Kira Town, a municipality in the Wakiso District of the Central Region of Uganda, is the country's second-largest city by population.

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Kirinnya

Kirinnya is a location in Kira Municipality in Wakiso District in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Kirondatal Gold Mine

The Kirondatal Gold Mine (Kirondathal, "Kironda Valley") was a gold mine in the Shinyanga Region of Tanzania.

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Kishanda

Kishanda is a national reserve for elephants in Tanzania.

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Kisii Airport

Kisii Airport is an airport in Kisii County, Kenya.

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Kisii people

The Kisii (also known as Abagusii) is a community of Bantu people who inhabit two counties: Kisii (formerly Kisii District) and Nyamira in Nyanza Province, Western Kenya.

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Kisumu

Kisumu, officially known as Kisumu City (and formerly Port Florence), is the Kenyan inland port city on Lake Victoria and the capital city of Kisumu County, Kenya.

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Kisumu County

Kisumu County is one of the three city-counties of Kenya with the other two being Nairobi and Mombasa.

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Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

Located within Kisumu city, Kisumu Impala Sanctuary lies on the shores of Lake Victoria, covering less than 1km2.

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Kisumu–Kakamega–Webuye–Kitale Road

The Kisumu–Kakamega–Webuye–Kitale Road, is a rural road in Kenya.

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Kitamilo

Kitamilo is a town in Buvuma District, in Central Uganda.

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KM2 and KM3 sites

KM2 and KM3 are Early Iron Age complex industrial archaeological sites in Tanzania, excavated by a team led by archaeologist Peter Schmidt in the late 1970s and 1980s.

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Koome Island

Koome is an island in Lake Victoria, Uganda.

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Kowak

Kowak is a village situated in the Rorya District in Mara Region of northern Tanzania, East Africa.

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Kristen Feilberg

Kristen Feilberg or Christen Schjellerup Feilberg (1839–1919) was an early Danish photographer who is known mainly for his images captured far beyond the borders of Denmark.

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Kunta people

The Kunta people (also known as Abakunta or Abasuba) Bantu community living on the eastern shores of Lake Victoria in South Nyanza, Kenya.

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Kwaya people

The Kwaya are an ethnic and lingo group based in the Mara Region of northern Tanzania, on the southeastern shore of Lake Victoria.

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Labeo werneri

Labeo werneri is a species of freshwater ray-finned fish in genus Labeo which has only been recorded from Lake Victoria.

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Labeobarbus intermedius

Labeobarbus intermedius is an East African ray-finned fish species in the family Cyprinidae.

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Labeobarbus somereni

Labeobarbus somereni, or Someren's barb, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae.

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Lachnocnema jacksoni

Lachnocnema jacksoni is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Lake

A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.

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Lake Albert (Africa)

Lake Albert, also Albert Nyanza and formerly Lake Mobutu Sese Seko, is a lake located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Lake Chad

Lake Chad (French: Lac Tchad) is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, which has varied in size over the centuries.

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Lake Force

Lake Force (or Lakeforce) was a unit of the British Army stationed in the Uganda Protectorate on the west coast of Lake Victoria under the command of Brigadier-General Sir Charles Crewe in 1916, during the East African campaign of the First World War (1914–18).

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Lake island

A lake island is any landmass within a lake.

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Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu is one of the African Great Lakes.

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Lake Kwania

Lake Kwania is in the districts of Lira, Apac and Amolatar in the Northern Region of Uganda.

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Lake Kyoga

Lake Kyoga (also spelled Kioga) is a large shallow lake in Uganda, about in area and at an elevation of 1,033 metres.

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Lake Nabugabo

Lake Nabugabo is a small freshwater lake in Uganda.

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Lake Tanganyika

Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake.

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Lake Uniamési

Lake Uniamési or the Uniamesi Sea was the name given by missionaries in the 1840s and 1850s to a huge lake or inland sea they supposed to lie within a region of Central East Africa with the same name.

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Lake Victoria (disambiguation)

Lake Victoria or Victoria Lake may refer to.

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Lake Victoria deepwater catfish

The Lake Victoria deepwater catfish (Xenoclarias eupogon) is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Clariidae.

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Lake Victoria ferries

Lake Victoria ferries are motor ships (earlier examples were steamboats) carrying freight and passengers among Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya on Lake Victoria.

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Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is an institution under the East African Community, with the aim to harmonise, develop and adopt conservation and management measures for the sustainable utilisation of living resources of Lake Victoria, and to optimise socio-economic benefits from the basin for the three partner states; Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Lake Victoria Serena Resort

Lake Victoria Serena Resort is a 5-star hotel in Lweeza, in Wakiso District, in Uganda, on the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa's largest fresh-water lake.

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Lake Victoria squeaker

The Lake Victoria squeaker (Synodontis victoriae) is a species of upside-down catfish that is native to Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda where it is found in Lakes Kioga and Victoria and the Victorian Nile the lower Kagera River and the Malagarasi River drainage.

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Lake Wamala

Lake Wamala is a freshwater lake in Uganda.

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Lamadi

Lamadi is a town and a ward in Busega District of Simiyu Region, Tanzania.

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Languages of Uganda

Uganda is a multilingual country.

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Lates

Lates is a genus of lates perches belonging to the family Latidae.

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Latidae

The Latidae, known as the lates perches, are a family of perch-like fishes found in Africa, Asia and the Indian and western Pacific Oceans.

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Léon Livinhac

Léon-Antoine-Augustin-Siméon Livinhac (13 July 1846 - 12 November 1922) was a Catholic priest who established the church in what is modern Uganda and became head of the White Fathers (Society of the Missionaries of Africa).

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Leather

Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides, mostly cattle hide.

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Leather production processes

The leather manufacturing process is divided into three sub-processes: preparatory stages, tanning and crusting.

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Lela, Kenya

Lela is a small town in western Kenya near Lake Victoria.

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Line-crossing ceremony

The line-crossing ceremony is an initiation rite in various navies that commemorates a sailor's first crossing of the Equator.

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Liptena eukrinoides

Liptena eukrinoides is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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List of 21st-century earthquakes

The following is a list of significant earthquakes during the 21st century, listing earthquakes of magnitude 7 and above, or which caused fatalities.

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List of accidents and disasters by death toll

This is a list of accidents and disasters by death toll.

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List of accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707

Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707 and 720 family of jet airliners.

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List of African Great Lakes kingdoms

The African Great Lakes kingdoms refers to the numerous historic kingdoms in the African Great Lakes region.

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List of airports in Uganda

This is a list of airports in Uganda, sorted by location.

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List of biogeographic provinces

Biogeographic Province is a biotic subdivision of realms.

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List of birds of Jinja

This list of birds found in the area around the town of Jinja, Uganda, the area is on the edge of the fresh water Lake Victoria and fast flowing water of the Nile.

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List of cichlid fish of Africa

This is a list of African cichlid species that are commonly kept by aquarists.

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List of countries by latitude

The following table lists the regions of the Earth at various latitudes: ! Latitude ! Locations |- |90° N | North pole |- |75° N |Arctic Ocean; northern Siberia, Russia; northern Canada; Greenland |- |60° N |Oslo, Norway; Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; major parts of Nordic countries in EU; St.

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List of countries by westernmost point

This is a list of countries by westernmost point on land (dependent territories included).

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List of discoveries

This article presents a list of discoveries and includes famous observations.

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List of drainage basins by area

The list of drainage basins by area identifies basins (also known as watersheds or catchments), sorted by area, which drain to oceans, mediterranean seas, rivers, lakes and other water bodies.

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List of ecoregions in Burundi

The following is a list of ecoregions in Burundi, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

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List of ecoregions in Rwanda

The following is a list of ecoregions in Rwanda, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

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List of enclaves and exclaves

In political geography, an enclave is a piece of land which is totally surrounded by a foreign territory.

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List of environmental disasters

This page is a list of environmental disasters.

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List of eponyms (L–Z)

An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity.

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List of freshwater aquarium fish species

A vast number of aquatic species have successfully adapted to live in the freshwater aquarium.

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List of freshwater ecoregions (WWF)

This is a list of freshwater ecoregions as compiled by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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List of globally invasive species

This is a list of 100 of the "worst" invasive species in the Global Invasive Species Database,.

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List of islands by population density

The following is a list of islands, sorted by population density, and including islands that connect to other island or inland with land mean of transportation (e.g. bridge or tunnel).

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List of lakes

For rank-order lists, see List of lakes by area, List of lakes by depth, List of lakes by volume.

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List of lakes by area

This is a list of terrestrial lakes with a surface area of more than approximately, ranked by area.

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List of lakes by volume

This article lists lakes with a water volume of more than 100 km³, ranked by volume.

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List of lakes named after people

This is a list of lakes named after people.

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List of lakes of Kenya

This is a list of lakes of Kenya.

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List of lakes of Tanzania

Tanzania lies in the African Great Lakes region and boasts over of surface area that is covered by lakes.

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List of lakes of Uganda

The following is a list of lakes of Uganda.

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List of maritime disasters in the 20th century

A maritime disaster is an event which usually involves a ship or ships and can involve military action.

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List of NATO country codes

This is the list of NATO country codes.

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List of places named after Queen Victoria

A large number of places which were once in the former British Empire were named after the British monarch who reigned over it for the greater part of its most dominant period, Queen Victoria.

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List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area from 50,000 to 100,000 square kilometers

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List of power stations in Uganda

This page lists all power stations in Uganda.

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List of public art in Kensington Gardens

This is a list of public art in Kensington Gardens, one of the Royal Parks of London.

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List of reported lake monsters

Below is a list of lake monsters that have been reported worldwide in lakes, reservoirs, ponds and marshes.

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List of reservoirs by surface area

This is a listing of the reservoirs (artificial lakes) in the world with a surface area exceeding.

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List of rivers of Burundi

This is a list of rivers in Burundi.

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List of rivers of Kenya

This is a list of rivers in Kenya.

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List of rivers of Tanzania

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List of rivers of Uganda

This is a list of rivers in Uganda.

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List of shipwrecks in 1996

The list of shipwrecks in 1996 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1996.

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List of territorial disputes

This is a list of territorial disputes over lands around the world, both past and in modern times.

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List of tripoints

This is a list of all three-country tripoints on land or internal waters.

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Lithophone

A lithophone is a musical instrument consisting of a rock or pieces of rock which are struck to produce musical notes.

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Living Lakes Network

The Living Lakes is an international network program managed by the Global Nature Fund (GNF) to enhance the protection, restoration and rehabilitation of freshwater lakes worldwide.

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Long-tailed fiscal

The long-tailed fiscal (Lanius cabanisi) is a species of bird in the shrike family Laniidae.

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Louis Leakey

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (7 August 1903 – 1 October 1972) was a Kenyan paleoanthropologist and archaeologist whose work was important in demonstrating that humans evolved in Africa, particularly through discoveries made at Olduvai Gorge with his wife, fellow paleontologist Mary Leakey.

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Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Luise Auguste Wilhelmine Amalie; 10 March 1776 – 19 July 1810) was Queen of Prussia as the wife of King Frederick William III.

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Luambwa barb

Luambwa barb (Enteromius cercops) is a species of cyprinid fish in the genus Enteromius which is found in the Lake Victoria drainage system of Kenya, the Malawa River in and Uganda and the Akagera system of Rwanda.

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Luanda Magere

Folklore of the Luo peoples of Kenya speaks of a mighty warrior known as Luanda Magere (Alternative spelling is Lwanda).

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Luapula Province border dispute

This article deals with the disputed area on the borders of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia, in Luapula Province.

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Lubigi

Lubigi is a swampy wetland on the northern and western outskirts of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.

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Lugogo, Kampala

Lugogo is an area in the city of Kampala, Uganda's capital.

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Luhya people

The Luhya (also known as Abaluyia or Luyia) are a Bantu ethnic group in Kenya.

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Lukaya, Uganda

Lukaya is a municipality in the Kalungu District of the Central Region of Uganda.

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Lumino, Uganda

Lumino is a settlement in the Eastern Region of Uganda.

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Luo dialect

The Luo dialect, Dholuo (pronounced) or Nilotic Kavirondo (pejorative colonial term), is the eponymous dialect of the Luo group of Nilotic languages, spoken by about 6 million Luo people of Kenya and Tanzania, who occupy parts of the eastern shore of Lake Victoria and areas to the south.

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Luo people (Kenya)

The Luo (also called Joluo or Jonagi/Onagi, singular Jaluo, Jaonagi or Joramogi/Nyikwaramogi, meaning "Ramogi's heirs") are an ethnic group in western Kenya, northern Uganda, and in Mara Region in northern Tanzania.

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Luo peoples

The Luo (also spelled Lwo) are several ethnically and linguistically related Nilotic ethnic groups in Africa that inhabit an area ranging from South Sudan and Ethiopia, through Northern Uganda and eastern Congo (DRC), into western Kenya, and the Mara Region of Tanzania.

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Luoland

Luoland (historically "Kavirondo") is the tribal homeland of the Kenya Luo (also called Jo-Luo or Kavirondo), a people of western Kenya, also extending into eastern Uganda and northern Tanzania.

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Lushoto District

Lushoto, known as Wilhelmstal during the German colonial rule, is one of the eight districts of Tanga Region in Tanzania.

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Lutembe Bay

Lutembe Bay is a wetland on the edge of Lake Victoria.

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Luzira

Luzira is a suburb of Kampala, the capital of Uganda.

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Lweeza

Lweeza, sometimes spelled as Lweza, is a neighborhood in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Maboko Island

Maboko Island is a small island lying in the Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, in Nyanza Province of western Kenya.

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Mackinnon's shrike

The Mackinnon's shrike (Lanius mackinnoni), also called the Mackinnon's fiscal, is a songbird species of the family Laniidae.

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Madi people

The Mà'dí people live in Pageri County in South Sudan, and the districts of Adjumani and Moyo in Uganda.

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Magu District

Magu District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania, East Africa.

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Majanji

Majanji is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda.

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Major explorations after the Age of Discovery

Major explorations of Earth continued after the Age of Discovery.

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Makindye

Makindye is a hill in Kampala, Uganda's largest city and capital.

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Makindye Division

Makindye Division is one of the five administrative divisions of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, and the largest city in that country.

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Mangochi District

Mangochi District is one of twelve districts in the Southern Region of Malawi.

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Mara Region

Mara Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.

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Mara River

The Mara River is a river in Mara Region in Kenya and Tanzania, and lies across the migration path of ungulates in the Maasai Mara/Serengeti game reserves.

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Mara Wetland

The Mara Wetland is a riverine floodplain wetland located near Lake Victoria where the Mara River discharges its water into Lake Victoria.

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Maragoli tribe (Luhya)

The Maragoli, or Logoli (Ava-Logooli), are now the second-largest ethnic group of the 6 million-strong Luhya nation in Kenya, numbering around 2.1 million, or 15% of the Luhya people according to the last Kenyan census.

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Marbled lungfish

The marbled lungfish (Protopterus aethiopicus) is a lungfish of the family Protopteridae.

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Marine Life Park

The Marine Life Park is a part of Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa, situated in southern Singapore.

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Marine Services Company Limited

Marine Services Company Limited (MSCL) is a Tanzanian company that operates ferries, cargo ships and tankers on three of the African Great Lakes, namely Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Nyasa.

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Masaka

Masaka is a large town in the Central Region of Uganda, west of Lake Victoria.

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Masaka–Mutukula–Mwanza High Voltage Power Line

The Masaka–Mutukula–Mwanza High Voltage Power Line is a proposed high voltage electricity power line, connecting the high voltage substation at Masaka, in Masaka District, in the Central Region of Uganda, to another high voltage substation at Mwanza, in Mwanza Region, in the Republic of Tanzania.

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Masindi Port

Masindi Port is a town in Uganda.

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Mass grave

A mass grave is a grave containing multiple human corpses, which may or may not be identified prior to burial.

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Mass psychogenic illness

Mass psychogenic illness (MPI), also called mass sociogenic illness or just sociogenic illness, is "the rapid spread of illness signs and symptoms affecting members of a cohesive group, originating from a nervous system disturbance involving excitation, loss, or alteration of function, whereby physical complaints that are exhibited unconsciously have no corresponding organic" cause.

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Matayos

Matayos (also Matayo's) is a settlement in the Busia County of Kenya's former Western Province.

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Matoke

Matoke locally also known as matooke, amatooke, ekitookye in south western Uganda, ekitooke in western Uganda and ikitoke in Rwanda, is a starchy variety of banana.

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Mau Forest

Mau Forest is a forest complex in the Rift Valley of Kenya.

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May 21

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Mayuge District

Mayuge District is a district in Eastern Uganda.

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Mbita Point

Mbita Point is a rural community in the former province of Nyanza, Kenya, currently in Homa Bay County, on the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Mchauru

Mchauru village is a town, village, in the country of Tanzania.

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Mfangano Island

Mfangano Island lies in the eastern part of Lake Victoria, at the mouth of the Winam Gulf.

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Michael G. Moore

Dr.

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Micropentila cherereti

Micropentila cherereti is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Micropentila jacksoni

Micropentila jacksoni is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Micropentila katerae

Micropentila katerae is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Migingo Island

Migingo is a island, in Lake Victoria.

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Military history of Uganda

The military history of Uganda begins with actions before the conquest of the country by the British Empire.

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Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Uganda)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is a cabinet-level ministry of the government of Uganda.

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Ministry of Works and Transport (Uganda)

The Ministry of Works and Transport is a Cabinet level government ministry of Uganda, that is mandated to plan, develop and maintain an economic, efficient and effective transport infrastructure, and transport services by road, rail, water, and air.

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Misungwi District

Misungwi District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania.

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Mohammed Atef

Mohammed Atef Al-Masri (عاطف المصرى.) (born Sobhi Abu Setta, also known as Abu Hafs al-Masri) was the military chief of al-Qaida, and was considered one of Osama Bin Laden's two deputies, the other being Ayman Al Zawahiri, although his role in the organization was not well known by intelligence agencies for years.

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Mongalla, South Sudan

Mongalla or Mangalla is a community in Jubek State in South Sudan, on the east side of the Bahr al Jebel or White Nile river.

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Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano on the border of Uganda and Kenya, north of Kisumu and west of Kitale.

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Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park is a national park northeast of Lake Victoria.

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Mount Homa

Mount Homa is a mountain located in western Kenya.

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Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro.

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Mount Soklo

Mount Soklo is a mountain on Mfangano Island (Kenya), in Lake Victoria, Africa.

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Mpigi

Mpigi is a town in Mawokota County, Mpigi District, in Central Uganda.

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Mugo wa Kibiru

Mugo wa Kibiru or Chege (Cege) wa Kibiru was a Kenyan sage from the Gikuyu tribe (Kikuyu, in Swahili) who lived in the 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Muhuru Bay

Muhuru Bay is a town in Nyanza Province of Kenya.

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Mukono Town

Mukono Town is a municipality in Mukono District in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Mukono–Kyetume–Katosi–Nyenga Road

The Mukono–Kyetume–Katosi–Nyenga Road is a road in the Central Region of Uganda, connecting the towns of Mukono, Kyetume and Katosi in Mukono District to Nkokonjeru and Nyenga in Buikwe District.

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Mukwano Group

The Mukwano Group of Companies, commonly known as the Mukwano Group, is a conglomerate based in Uganda, with operations in other East African countries.

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Muleba District

Muleba is one of the six districts of the Kagera Region of Tanzania.

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Mumboism

Mumboism, also known as the Mumbo cult, was a new religious movement founded by Onyango Dunde in the early 20th century.

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Munyonyo

Munyonyo is an area on the northern shores of Lake Victoria and part of the metropolitan area of Kampala, in Makindye Division.

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Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort

Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort is a luxurious Five star hotel-resort in Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.

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Murchison Falls

Murchison Falls, also known as Kabalega Falls, is a waterfall between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert on the White Nile River in Uganda.

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Music of Kenya

The music of Kenya is very diverse, with multiple types of folk music based on the variety over 40 regional languages.

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Musita–Mayuge–Lumino–Majanji–Busia Road

The Musita–Mayuge–Lumino–Majanji–Busia Road is a road in the Eastern Region of Uganda, connecting the town of Musita in Mayuge District to Busia in Busia District at the international border with Kenya.

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Musoma

Musoma a city in north west of Tanzania.

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Musoma Rural District

Musoma Rural District is one of the seven districts of Mara Region of Tanzania.

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Musoma Urban District

Musoma Urban District is one of the seven districts of Mara Region of Tanzania.

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Muyenga

Muyenga is a hill in Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.

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MV Kaawa

MV Kaawa is a Lake Victoria ferry that was operated by the Uganda Railways Corporation.

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MV Kabalega

MV Kabalega was a Lake Victoria ferry operated by the Uganda Railways Corporation.

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MV Liemba

MV Liemba, formerly Graf Goetzen or Graf von Goetzen, is a passenger and cargo ferry that runs along the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika.

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MV Pemba

MV Pemba is a Lake Victoria ferry that was operated by the Uganda Railways Corporation.

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MV Tegemeo

MV Tegemeo is a ferry operating on Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

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MV Uhuru

MV Uhuru is a Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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MV Umoja

MV Umoja is a Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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MV Victoria (1959)

MV Victoria is a Lake Victoria ferry operated by the Marine Services Company Limited of Tanzania.

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Mwanza

Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern eastern shores of Lake Victoria in north western Tanzania.

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Mwanza (disambiguation)

Mwanza is a city in northwest Tanzania.

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Mwanza Airport

Mwanza International Airport is a major regional airport in northern Tanzania serving the city of Mwanza.

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Mwanza International School

Mwanza International School is a primary school teaching the British National Curriculum to local and expatriate children in Mwanza, Tanzania.

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Mwanza Region

Mwanza Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 33000.

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Mycobacterium ulcerans

Mycobacterium ulcerans is a slow-growing mycobacterium that classically infects the skin and subcutaneous tissues, giving rise to indolent nonulcerated (nodules, plaques) and ulcerated lesions.

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Myrmarachne melanotarsa

Myrmarachne melanotarsa, the dark-footed ant-spider, is an African jumping spider found around Lake Victoria in Africa.

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Nabuyongo Island

Nabuyongo Island, also known as Godsiba, is a small island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania.

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Nairn

Nairn (Gaelic: Inbhir Narann) is a town and former burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland.

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Nakawa Division

Nakawa Division is one of the five administrative divisions of the city of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.

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Nalubaale Hydroelectric Power Station

Nalubaale Power Station, formerly known as Owen Falls Dam, is a hydroelectric power station across the White Nile near to its source at Lake Victoria in Uganda.

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Namanve

Namanve is an area in Central Uganda, most of which lies in Kira Municipality, in Wakiso District with portions in Mukono Municipality, in Mukono District.

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Namasagali College

Namasagali College is a mixed boarding middle and high school located in Kamuli District in Eastern Uganda.

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Namayingo District

Namayingo District is a district in Eastern Uganda.

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Namboboto

Namboboto is small rural village in Busia County, Kenya.

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Namuwongo

Namuwongo is a location in Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.

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Nansio

Nansio is a small town and ward on the island of Ukerewe, Lake Victoria, in Tanzania.

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National Aquarium Denmark

National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet (Den Blå Planet, Danmarks Akvarium) is a public aquarium in Denmark.

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National Botanical Gardens (Uganda)

The National Botanical Gardens of Uganda, commonly known as the Botanical Gardens Entebbe, are located in Entebbe, Uganda.

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Natural resource and waste management in Tanzania

Tanzania, officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania, is a mid-sized country in southeastern Africa bordering the Indian Ocean.

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Navies of landlocked countries

A landlocked navy is a naval force operated by a country which does not have a coastline.

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Ndere Island

Ndere Island is a small island in Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria in Kenya.

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Ndyakira Amooti

Ndyakira Ntamuhiira Amooti (– 25 August 1999) was a Ugandan children's writer, journalist and environmentalist, awarded the Global 500 Roll of Honour and winner of the Goldman Environment Prize.

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Neita victoriae

Neita victoriae is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.

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Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary was established in October 1998 to care for orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority.

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Nile

The Nile River (النيل, Egyptian Arabic en-Nīl, Standard Arabic an-Nīl; ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲱ, P(h)iaro; Ancient Egyptian: Ḥ'pī and Jtrw; Biblical Hebrew:, Ha-Ye'or or, Ha-Shiḥor) is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, and is commonly regarded as the longest river in the world, though some sources cite the Amazon River as the longest.

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Nile (TV series)

Nile is a 2004 BBC Television documentary that tells the history and natural history of the Nile.

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Nile Basin Initiative

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a partnership among the Nile riparian states that “seeks to develop the river in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security”.

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Nile crocodile

The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is an African crocodile, the largest freshwater predator in Africa, and may be considered the second-largest extant reptile and crocodilian in the world, after the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).

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Nile Delta toad

The Nile Delta toad or Damietta toad (Amietophrynus kassasii) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.

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Nile perch

The Nile perch (Lates niloticus) is a species of freshwater fish in family Latidae of order Perciformes.

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Ningu

The ningu (Labeo victorianus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae.

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Nkozi

Nkozi is a town in central Uganda.

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Nkumba University

Nkumba University (NU) is a private university in Entebbe, Uganda.

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North Mara Gold Mine

North Mara Gold Mine is a combined open pit and underground gold mine in the Tarime District of the Mara Region of Tanzania.

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Ntusi

Ntusi is a Late Iron Age archaeological site located in southwestern Uganda that dates from the tenth century to the fifteenth century AD.

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Nyabarongo River

The Nyabarongo (or Nyawarungu) is a major river in Rwanda, part of the upper headwaters of the Nile.

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Nyamagana District

Nyamagana District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania.

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Nyang'oma Kogelo

Nyang'oma Kogelo, also known as Kogelo, is a village in Siaya County, Kenya.

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Nyanza

Nyanza may refer to.

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Nyanza Province

Nyanza Province (Mkoa wa Nyanza) was one of Kenya's eight administrative provinces before the formation of the 47 counties under the 2010 constitution.

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Nyashimo

Nyashimo is a town in Tanzania on the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Nyenga, Kenya

Nyenga is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province.

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Nzoia River

The Nzoia River is a 160-mile (257 km) long Kenyan river, rising from Mount Elgon.

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Operation Entebbe

Operation Entebbe, or Operation Thunderbolt, was a successful counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976.

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Orders of magnitude (area)

This page is a progressive and labelled list of the SI area orders of magnitude, with certain examples appended to some list objects.

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Orders of magnitude (volume)

The table lists various objects and units by the order of magnitude of their volume.

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Oreochromis esculentus

Oreochromis esculentus, the Singida tilapia or Graham's tilapia, is a critically endangered species of cichlid endemic to the Lake Victoria basin, including some of its satellite lakes such as Kyoga, in Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya.

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Oreochromis variabilis

Oreochromis variabilis, the Victoria tilapia, is a critically endangered species of cichlid native to Lake Victoria and its tributaries, Lake Kyoga, Lake Kwania, and Lake Salisbury, as well as being found in the Victorian reach of the Nile above Murchison Falls.

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Outline of Uganda

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Uganda: Uganda –commonly referred to as the Pearl by Churchill is a land-locked sovereign country located in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, the north by South Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania.

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Owen Falls

The Owen Falls was a waterfall on the White Nile in Uganda near the city of Jinja, 4 km from the point at which the river leaves Lake Victoria.

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Pac-Kit First Aid Kits

Pac-Kit Safety Equipment Company has roots dating back to 1880 when Silas Burroughs, a former representative of the US pharmaceutical company John Wyeth & Co, and his business associate Henry Wellcome formed Burroughs Wellcome & Co in the UK.

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Paedophagy

Paedophagy (literally meaning the "consumption of children") in its general form is the feeding behaviour of fish or other animals whose diet is partially, or primarily the eggs or larvae of other animals.

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Pamela Mboya

Pamela Mboya (1938 – 26 January 2009) was a Kenyan political activist and diplomat, the wife of government official Tom Mboya.

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Pan-Africa (comics)

In the Judge Dredd comic book series, Pan-Africa is what remains of Africa following the Atom Wars, and is the home of several Megacities.

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Pennant-winged nightjar

The pennant-winged nightjar (Caprimulgus vexillarius) is a species of nightjar that occurs from Nigeria to northern South Africa.

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Petroleum Authority of Uganda

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAOU), also known as the Uganda National Petroleum Authority, is governmental organisation that regulates the petroleum industry in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.

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Pharyngeal jaw

Pharyngeal jaws are a "second set" of jaws contained within an animal's throat, or pharynx, distinct from the primary or oral jaws.

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Philip Geoffrey Twining

General Sir Philip Geoffrey Twining was a Canadian born and educated soldier who served with the British Army in England, Canada, East Africa, India and China.

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Pied kingfisher

The pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) is a water kingfisher and is found widely distributed across Africa and Asia.

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Pistia

Pistia is a genus of aquatic plant in the arum family, Araceae.

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Port Bell

Port Bell is a small industrial centre in the greater metropolitan Kampala area, in Uganda.

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Port Victoria, Kenya

Port Victoria is a small town in Western Kenya, located in the southern parts of Western province on the shores of Lake Victoria in Busia County just at the Kenya-Uganda border.

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Portia africana

Portia africana is a jumping spider (family Salticidae) found in Angola, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, the Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Zaire and Zambia.

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Portia fimbriata

Portia fimbriata, sometimes called the fringed jumping spider, is a jumping spider (family Salticidae) found in Australia and Southeast Asia.

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Postage stamps and postal history of British East Africa

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of British East Africa.

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Postage stamps and postal history of Uganda

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Uganda.

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Proconsul (primate)

Proconsul is an extinct genus of primates that existed from 23 to 25 million years ago during the Miocene epoch.

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Proconsul africanus

Proconsul africanus is an ape which lived from about 23 to 14 million years ago during the Miocene epoch.

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Proconsulidae

Proconsulidae is an early family of primates that lived during the Miocene epoch in Kenya, and was restricted to Africa.

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Protopterus

Protopterus is the genus of four species of lungfish found in Africa.

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Pseudocrenilabrinae

The Pseudocrenilabrinae are a subfamily in the cichlid family of fishes to which, according to a study from 2004, includes all the Middle Eastern and African cichlids with the exception of the unusual Heterochromis multidens and the Malagasy species.

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Pundamilia

Pundamilia is a small genus of haplochromine cichlids endemic to East Africa, primarily in Lake Victoria.

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Punga Mare

Punga Mare is a lake in the north polar region of Titan, the planet Saturn's largest moon.

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Quasi-biennial oscillation

The quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO) is a quasiperiodic oscillation of the equatorial zonal wind between easterlies and westerlies in the tropical stratosphere with a mean period of 28 to 29 months.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Rail transport in Kenya

Rail transport in Kenya consists of a metre-gauge network that is in poor condition and a new standard gauge railway (SGR) that is under construction.

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Railway stations in Kenya

Railway stations in Kenya include.

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Railway stations in Tanzania

Railway stations in Tanzania include.

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Railway stations in Uganda

Railway stations in Uganda include.

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Rakai District

Rakai District is a district in the Central Region of Uganda.

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Red-necked spurfowl

The red-necked spurfowl or red-necked francolin (Pternistis afer), is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds.

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Resident (title)

A Resident, or in full Resident Minister, is a government official required to take up permanent residence in another country.

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Richard Francis Burton

Sir Richard Francis Burton (19 March 1821 – 20 October 1890) was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat.

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Rift Valley lakes

The Rift Valley lakes are a group of lakes in the East African Rift that runs north-south through the eastern side of the African continent, from Ethiopia in the north to Malawi in the south.

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Rift Valley Railways Consortium

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) is a consortium that was established to manage the parastatal railways of Kenya and Uganda.

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Rift Valley Resources

Rift Valley Resources Limited is a mineral exploration company with tenements in highly prospective areas of Tanzania.

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Ripon barbel

The Ripon barbel (Labeobarbus altianalis) is an East African ray-finned fish species in the family Cyprinidae.

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Ripon Falls

Ripon Falls at the northern end of Lake Victoria in Uganda was formerly considered the source of the river Nile.

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River Rwizi

River Rwizi is a river located in Western Uganda.

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River source

The source or headwaters of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river, as measured along the course of the river.

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Robert Kayanja

Robert Kayanja is the founder and Senior Pastor of the Miracle Centre Cathedral, a megachurch in Kampala Founder and CEO of a Christian television Channel 44 Television (Miracle Ltd).

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Robert Kudicke

Heinrich Robert Hellmuth Kudicke (born 12 December 1876 in Preußisch Eylau, East Prussia, died 8 May 1961) was a German physician, epidemiologist and one of the leading experts on tropical diseases in his lifetime.

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Romans in Sub-Saharan Africa

Romans in Sub-Saharan Africa were a group of expeditions and explorations to Lake Chad and western Africa.

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Rorya District

Rorya District is a district in Mara Region, United Republic of Tanzania.

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Rosemary Lowe-McConnell

Rosemary Helen Lowe-McConnell (née Rosemary Helen Lowe) (24 June 1921 – 22 December 2014) was an English ichthyologist, ecologist, and limnologist known for research on tilapia and aquaculture.

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Rosemary Tumusiime

Rosemary Bikaako Tumusiime (born 17 May 1962) is a Ugandan marketing professional, public administrator, feminist and politician.

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Rubondo Airstrip

Rubondo Airstrip (TCAA designation: TZ-0023) is an airstrip serving Rubondo Island National Park in the Geita Region of northern Tanzania.

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Rubondo Island National Park

Rubondo Island National Park is one of two Tanzanian National Parks located on an island in Lake Victoria (the other being Saanane Island National Park).

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Rubya

Rubya (or Rubyia) is the site of a Catholic Church mission to the south of Bukoba near the west bank of Lake Victoria in Muleba District, Kagera Region, Tanzania.

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Rusinga (Cultural) Festival

Rusinga Cultural Festival is an annual two-day celebration of the culture of the Abasuba people of Kenya.

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Rusinga Island

Rusinga Island, with an elongated shape approximately 10 miles (16 km) from end to end and 3 miles (5 km) at its widest point, lies in the eastern part of Lake Victoria at the mouth of the Winam Gulf.

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Rusingaceros

Rusingaceros or Dicerorhinus leakeyi is an extinct genus of rhinocerotine rhinoceros known from the Miocene of Rusinga Island, Kenya.

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Rusingoryx

Rusingoryx is a genus of extinct alcelaphine bovid artiodactyl closely related to the wildebeest.

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Rusumo Falls

Rusumo Falls is a waterfall located on the Kagera river on the border between Rwanda and Tanzania, part of the most distant headwaters of the river Nile.

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Ruvyironza River

The Ruvyironza (or Luvironza) River is a river in Africa which is considered by some to be the most remote source of the Nile, the world's longest river.

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Rwanda

Rwanda (U Rwanda), officially the Republic of Rwanda (Repubulika y'u Rwanda; République du Rwanda), is a sovereign state in Central and East Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland.

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Saanane Island National Park

Saanane Island National Park is a Tanzanian national park in Mwanza.

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Sahara

The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى,, 'the Great Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic.

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Sahara pump theory

The Sahara pump theory is a hypothesis that explains how flora and fauna migrated between Eurasia and Africa via a land bridge in the Levant region.

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Said Salim Bakhresa

Said Salim Awadh Bakhresa (born 1949 in Zanzibar), is a Tanzanian business tycoon.

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Saida Karoli

Saida Karoli (born April 4, 1976) is a traditionalist Tanzanian singer and performer who has staged live shows in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and DRC.

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Samia tribe (Luhya)

Samia speaking people live in Western Kenya and Eastern Uganda.

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Samuel Baker

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (8 June 1821 – 30 December 1893) was an English explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist.

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Sarah Onyango Obama

Sarah Onyango Obama (born 1920-1921) is a Kenyan educator and philanthropist.

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Sekenke Gold Mine

The Sekenke Gold Mine (Sachsenwald, "Saxon Forest") was an underground gold mine in the Singida Region of Tanzania.

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Sengerema District

Sengerema District is one of seven districts in the Mwanza Region of Tanzania, East Africa.

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Serengeti

The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa.

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Serengeti (disambiguation)

Serengeti may refer to.

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Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park is a Tanzanian national park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions.

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Sex for Fish

Sex for Fish sometimes referred to as "Fish for Sex" is a phenomenon in which female traders engage in sexual relationships with fishermen to secure their supply of fish.

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Sezibwa River

The Sezibwa River is a river in Central Uganda, in East Africa.

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Sharpe's grysbok

The Sharpe's or northern grysbok (Raphicerus sharpei) is a small, shy, solitary antelope that is found from tropical to south-eastern Africa.

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Shirati

Shirati is a town in North Mara, Tanzania on the shore above Lake Victoria, near the border with Kenya.

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Sidede Onyulo

Sidede Onyulo (1955–2008) was a Kenyan actor, most famous for his role as Owour in Oscar-winning movie Nowhere in Africa.

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Sikh Temple Makindu, Makindu

Sikh Temple Makindu is located about 104 miles (170km) from Nairobi on the main Nairobi to Mombasa Road.

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Silver cyprinid

The silver cyprinid (Rastrineobola argentea) also known as the Lake Victoria sardine or mukene, is a species of pelagic, freshwater ray-finned fish in the carp family, Cyprinidae from East Africa.

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Silvery greater galago

The silvery greater galago (Otolemur monteiri) is a nocturnal primate from the galago family.

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Simiyu River

The Simiyu River is a river in Tanzania.

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Sizaki people

The Sizaki are an ethnic and linguistic group based in north-western Tanzania, near Lake Victoria.

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Soga language

Soga, or Lusoga, is a Bantu language spoken in Uganda.

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Sori, Kenya

Sori (Suri) is a small town in Migori County, in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya.

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Speciation

Speciation is the evolutionary process by which populations evolve to become distinct species.

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Speke Resort and Conference Center

The Speke Resort and Conference Center is a hotel-resort-conference-center in Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.

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SS Nyanza (1907)

SS Nyanza is a disused passenger-cargo steamer on Lake Victoria in East Africa.

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SS Rusinga

SS Rusinga is a cargo and passenger Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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Ssese Islands

The Ssese Islands are an archipelago of eighty-four islands in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria in Uganda.

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St Andrews Prize for the Environment

The St Andrews Prize for the Environment is an international initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland and the independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips.

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St. Augustine University of Tanzania

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Stempfferia mara

Stempfferia mara is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Striped nothobranch

The striped nothobranch (Nothobranchius taeniopygus) is species of freshwater fish of East Africa, belonging to the family Aplocheilidae.

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Suba language

Suba, also known as Olusuba, is a Bantu language spoken by the Suba people of Kenya.

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Suba people (Kenya)

The Suba (Abasuba) are Bantu group of people in Kenya who speak the Suba language.

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Sudd

The Sudd is a vast swamp in South Sudan, formed by the White Nile's Baḥr al-Jabal section.

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Sugar production in Uganda

Uganda is the largest producer of granular brown sugar in the East African Community, accounting for about 500,000 metric tonnes annually as of May 2017.

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Sukuma language

Sukuma is a Bantu language of Tanzania, spoken in an area southeast of Lake Victoria between Mwanza, Shinyanga, and Lake Eyasi.

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Synodontis afrofischeri

Synodontis afrofischeri, known as Fischer's Victoria squeaker, the marbled Victoria squeaker, Fischer's catfish, or the Victoria synodontis, is a species of upside-down catfish native to Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Synodontis multipunctatus

Synodontis multipunctatus, also known as the cuckoo catfish, cuckoo squeaker, or multipunk, is a small catfish from Lake Tanganyika, one of the lakes in the Great Rift Valley system in Africa.

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Tabora

Tabora is the capital of Tanzania's Tabora Region and is classified as a municipality by the Tanzanian government.

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Tabora Offensive

The Tabora Offensive (April - September 1916) was an Anglo-Belgian offensive into German East Africa, which ended with the Battle of Tabora in the north-west of German East Africa (modern-day Tanzania), it was part of the East African Campaign in World War I. The forces of the Belgian Congo crossed the border with German East Africa and captured the port city of Kigoma and the city of Tabora (the largest town in the interior of the German colony).

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Talbot Mundy

Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon, 23 April 1879 – 5 August 1940) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction.

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Tanganyika laughter epidemic

The Tanganyika laughter epidemic of 1962 was an outbreak of mass hysteriaor mass psychogenic illness (MPI)rumored to have occurred in or near the village of Kashasha on the western coast of Lake Victoria in the modern nation of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika) near the border of Uganda.

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Tanzania

Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a sovereign state in eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

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Tanzania Craton

The Tanzania Craton is an old and stable part of the continental lithosphere in central Tanzania.

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Tanzania Ports Authority

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is a parastatal public corporation acting under the aegis of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, that has the responsibility "to manage and operate" the seaports and lake ports of the country of Tanzania.

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Tanzania Posts Corporation

Tanzania Posts Corporation is the company responsible for postal service in Tanzania and was established in 1994.

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Tanzania Railways Limited

The Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) is a state-owned enterprise that runs one of Tanzania's two main railway networks.

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Tarime District

Tarime District is one of the seven districts of the Mara Region of Tanzania, East Africa.

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The African Queen (film)

The African Queen is a 1951 British-American adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester.

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The Ancestor's Tale

The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life is a 2004 popular science book by Richard Dawkins, with contributions from Dawkins' research assistant Yan Wong.

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The British Cotton Growing Association

The British Cotton Growing Association (BCGA) was an organisation of the various bodies connected with the Lancashire cotton industry formed in 1902 to reduce that industry’s dependence on supplies of raw cotton from the United States by promoting the development of cotton growing in the British Empire.

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The Kenya Schools and Colleges Drama Festival

The Kenya Schools and Colleges Drama Festival is a series of student theatre competitions in Kenya, held from January to April each year, advancing through local, county and regional stages to the National Drama Festival.

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The Vine Trust

The Vine Trust is an international charity based in Leith, Scotland.

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Thermodiaptomus

Thermodiaptomus is a genus of copepods in the family Diaptomidae, containing the following species.

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Thimlich Ohinga

Thimlich Ohinga is complex of stone-built ruins in Migori county, Western Kenya, in East Africa.

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Thomson's Falls

Thomson's Falls is a 74 m (243 ft) scenic waterfall on the Ewaso Ng'iro river, which drains from the Aberdare Mountain Range.

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Tijs Goldschmidt

Paul-Tijs (Tijs) Goldschmidt (born 30 January 1953 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch writer and evolutionary biologist.

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Timeline of European exploration

The following timeline covers European exploration from 1418 to 1957.

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Top Gear (series 19)

The nineteenth series of Top Gear was aired during 2013 on BBC Two and BBC HD, beginning on 27 January and concluding on 24 February.

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Top Gear challenges

Top Gear challenges are a segment of the Top Gear television programme where the presenters are tasked by the producers, or each other, to prove or do various things related to vehicles.

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Tourism in Kenya

Tourism in Kenya is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue following agriculture.

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Train ferry

A train ferry is a ship (ferry) designed to carry railway vehicles.

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Transport in Kenya

Transport in Kenya refers to the transportation structure in Kenya.

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Transport in Tanzania

Transport in Tanzania includes road, rail, air and water networks.

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Transport in Uganda

Transport in Uganda refers to the transportation structure in Uganda.

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Trio (trimaran)

Trio was an historic trimaran sailboat derived from design by Lock Crowther and built by Howard Stephenson in 1962 using the hull of an Austral 20.

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Tropodiaptomus

Tropodiaptomus is a genus of copepods in the family Diaptomidae.

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Troy Onyango

Troy Onyango (born 3 January 1993) is a Kenyan writer and lawyer.

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Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 13,747 square kilometres.

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Tulawaka Gold Mine

Tulawaka Gold Mine was a combined underground and open pit gold mine located in the Biharamulo district, in the Kagera Region of Tanzania.

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Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.

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Uganda Protectorate

The British Protectorate of Uganda was a protectorate of the British Empire from 1894 to 1962.

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Uganda Railway

Mainly built to serve as a transport system of carrying goods such as minerals from interior Uganda and the Magadi section in Kenya, the once famous railway also faced some drawbacks to its completion.

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Uganda Railways Corporation

The Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) is the parastatal railway of Uganda.

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Uganda–Tanzania Crude Oil Pipeline

The Uganda–Tanzania Crude Oil Pipeline (UTCOP), also known as the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), is under construction and intended to transport crude oil from Uganda's oil fields to the Port of Tanga, Tanzania on the Indian Ocean.

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Ugandan red colobus

The Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles) is an endangered species of red colobus monkey, recognised as a distinct species since 2001.

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Ugandan space initiatives

The development of Ugandan space initiatives has been largely shaped by that country's position on the equator.

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Ugunja

Ugunja town is a market town in Western Kenya, located in Ugunja Division, Siaya County.

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Ukara Island

Ukara is an island in Lake Victoria.

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Ukerewe

Ukerewe may refer to.

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Ukerewe District

Ukerewe District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania.

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Ukerewe Island

Ukerewe is the largest island in Lake Victoria and the largest inland island in Africa, with an area of approximately 530 km².

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Umba River (Tanzania)

The Umba River is located in northeastern Tanzania in Tanga Region.

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University of Eastern Africa, Baraton

The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB) is a private coeducational Seventh-day Adventist university located about 50 km from Eldoret Kenya.

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Unsinkable Seven

Unsinkable Seven was a nickname given to the seven drivers and co-drivers who managed to survive to finish the notoriously difficult East African Safari Rally that began and ended in Kenya, in the unusually difficult rallies of 1963 and 1968.

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Unyamwezi

Unyamwezi is a historical region in what is now Tanzania, around the modern city of Tabora to the south of Lake Victoria and east of Lake Tanganyika.

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Urewe

The Urewe culture developed and spread in and around the Lake Victoria region of Africa during the African Iron Age.

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Usambara Railway

The Usambara Railway (Usambarabahn) was the first railway to be built in German East Africa and what is today Tanzania.

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Victoria

Victoria most commonly refers to.

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Victoria Cup (rugby union)

The Victoria Cup is a rugby union cup contested between Zimbabwe and Kenya.

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Victoria robber

The Victoria robber (Brycinus jacksonii) is a species of fish in the Alestidae family.

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Victoriaceros

Victoriaceros is an extinct genus of elasmotheriine rhinoceros known from the Miocene of Maboko Island, Kenya.

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Victoriapithecus

Victoriapithecus macinnesi was a primate.

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Wadelai

Wadelai is a village of northern Uganda on the Albert Nile and was the final chief station of Emin Pasha when Governor of Equatoria.

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Wakiso District

Wakiso District is a district in the Central Region of Uganda that partly encircles Kampala, Uganda's capital city.

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WAMATA

WAMATA is a Tanzanian non-governmental organization that works with people affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Wanda Błeńska

Wanda Błeńska, also spelled Wanda Blenska (30 October 1911 – 27 November 2014), was a Polish leprosy expert and missionary who succeeded to develop the Buluba Hospital in Uganda into an internationally recognized centre for leprosy treatment.

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Ware language

Ware is an extinct Bantu language near Lake Victoria in East Africa.

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Ware people

The Ware were a Bantu ethnic/ linguistic group in Tanzania.

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Water conflict in the Middle East and North Africa

Water conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) primarily deals with three major river basins: the Jordan River Basin, the Tigris-Euphrates River Basin, and the Nile River Basin.

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Water hyacinth in Lake Victoria

Water hyacinth has become a major invasive plant species in Lake Victoria and while it is native to the continent of South America, human activity has introduced the greenery to Lake Victoria, where it is claimed to have negatively affected local ecosystems.

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Water landing

A water landing is, in the broadest sense, a landing on a body of water.

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Water supply and sanitation in Kenya

Water supply and sanitation in Kenya is characterised by low levels of access to water and sanitation, in particular in urban slums and in rural areas, as well as poor service quality in the form of intermittent water supply.

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Water supply and sanitation in Tanzania

Water supply and sanitation in Tanzania is characterised by: decreasing access to at least basic water sources in the 2000s (especially in urban areas), steady access to some form of sanitation (around 93% since the 1990s), intermittent water supply and generally low quality of service.

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Water supply and sanitation in Uganda

The Ugandan water supply and sanitation sector made substantial progress in urban areas from the mid-1990s until at least 2006, with substantial increases in coverage as well as in operational and commercial performance.

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Waziri (fictional tribe)

The Waziri are a fictional African tribe created by Edgar Rice Burroughs in his Tarzan novels.

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Weather Info for All Initiative

The Weather Info for All (WIFA) Initiative is a public-private partnership that works to reinforce the capacities and the capabilities of national meteorological services with the goal of supporting local communities worst impacted by climate change through the improvement of weather monitoring.

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Wels catfish

The wels catfish (or; Silurus glanis), also called sheatfish, is a large species of catfish native to wide areas of central, southern, and eastern Europe, in the basins of the Baltic, Black, and Caspian Seas.

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West Nyala language

West Nyala (Nyala B) is a Bantu language of western Kenya, on the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Western Province (Kenya)

As of 2013 with the coming into effect of the new constitution, each county has its own government and therefore there is no central regional capital.

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White Fathers

The Missionaries of Africa, commonly known as the White Fathers or the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (French: Pères Blancs; post-nominals: M. Afr.) are a Roman Catholic society of apostolic life.

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White Nile

The White Nile (النيل الأبيض) is a river in Africa, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile; the other is the Blue Nile.

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White people in Kenya

White Kenyans are those born in or resident in Kenya who descend from Europeans and/or identify themselves as White.

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White-tailed lark

The white-tailed lark (Mirafra albicauda) is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae found in Africa.

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Widow inheritance

Widow inheritance (also known as bride inheritance) is a cultural and social practice whereby a widow is required to marry a male relative of her late husband, often his brother.

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Wilbur Dartnell

William Thomas Dartnell, VC (6 April 1885 – 3 September 1915), also known as Wilbur Taylor Dartnell, was an Australian-born soldier, actor and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Wildlife of Tanzania

The wildlife of Tanzania refers to the fauna of Tanzania.

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Wilfrid Havelock

Sir Wilfrid Bowen Havelock (14 April 1912 – 6 April 2003) was a Kenyan politician, described in a 2003 obituary in the Daily Telegraph as "the last of the white leaders responsible for ensuring the smooth African accession to power".

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William D. Boyce

William Dickson Boyce (June 16, 1858 – June 11, 1929) was an American newspaper man, entrepreneur, magazine publisher, and explorer.

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Winam Gulf

Winam Gulf is a significant extension of northeastern Lake Victoria into western Kenya.

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Xaverian Primary School

Xaverian Primary School is a Kenyan school located in Kisumu County, close to the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Xenobarbus loveridgei

Xenobarbus loveridgei is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to Tanzania where it is found in Lake Victoria.

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Yala Swamp

The Yala Swamp is a wetland region of over 200 square km in Western Kenya.

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Yarrow Shipbuilders

Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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Yellow-billed stork

The Yellow-billed stork (Mycteria ibis), sometimes also called the wood stork or wood ibis, is a large African wading stork species in the family Ciconiidae.

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Yuweh Island

Yuweh Island lies about 3 km south east of Buvuma Island in Lake Victoria.

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Zanaki people

The Zanaki are an ethnic and linguistic group from the heart of Mara Region, Tanzania, to the east of Lake Victoria.

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Zika Forest

The Ziika Forest, better known as the Zika Forest, is a tropical forest near Entebbe in Uganda.

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Zika virus

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae.

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Zinza language

Zinza (Dzinda) is a Bantu language of Tanzania, spoken on the southern shore of Lake Victoria.

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Zinza people

The Zinza are a Tanzanian ethnic and linguistic peoples from the southwestern Islands on Lake Victoria.

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Zorkul

Zorkul (or Sir-i-kol) is a lake in the Pamir Mountains that runs along the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

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1356 Nyanza

1356 Nyanza, provisional designation, is a dark asteroid from the background population of the outer asteroid belt, approximately 63 kilometers in diameter.

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1858 in science

The year 1858 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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1858 in the United Kingdom

Events from the year 1858 in the United Kingdom.

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1896

No description.

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1901 in rail transport

No description.

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1996

1996 was designated as.

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1st Infantry Division (South Africa)

The 1st South African Infantry Division was an infantry division of the army of the Union of South Africa.

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1st parallel south

The 1st parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 1 degree south of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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2009 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2009.

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2009 in Kenya

A list of happenings in 2009 in Kenya.

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2015 in Tanzania

The following lists events that will happen during 2015 in Tanzania.

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2nd parallel south

The 2nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 2 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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32nd meridian east

The meridian 32° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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33rd meridian east

The meridian 33° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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34th meridian east

The meridian 34° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Victoria

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